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February 17, 2021 34 min
Chaos is a constant. So what can you do to embrace life’s ebb and flow? Nicola Taggart joins the show to share her latest tips. Nicola Taggart is a life and leadership success strategist, coach, consultant, speaker, and author. Nicola helps people discover a more centered and conscious approach to life that increases their presence both in life and in their career. Through her well-being programs, Calm Your Chaos journal and cards, Nicola helps you take stock of what’s going on in your life. This episode is brought to you by The New Yorker. In print and online, The New Yorker stands apart for its commitment to truth and accuracy, quality writing, and compelling reporting and storytelling. I love reading their time and productivity thought pieces. And there’s something for everyone: politics, news, international affairs, climate change and the environment, popular culture, the arts, fiction, food, humor and cartoons. It’s the daily digital destination for news and cultural coverage, publishing 10 to 15 exclusive site-only stories every day. You can also read from the online archive dating all the way back to 1925! For a limited time get 12 weeks of The New Yorker for just $6 – saving you 50%. Plus, listeners of my show will receive an exclusive tote bag for free. Go to https://subscribe.newyorker.com/subscribe/newyorker/133107?source=cm_paid_other_podcast_12f6_TIMECRAFTING&pos_name=TIMECRAFTING (NewYorker.com/TIMECRAFTING) and use the promo code TIMECRAFTING at the checkout. In the run up to the holiday season, I want to give you a gift as a loyal listener to the show… The Gift of Time. It’s an ebook I’ve written for you, as I wanted to share my thoughts behind the true value of time. Broken up into 3 parts, I can’t wait to share this with you. You can access this from any of your devices, as well as an audiobook version. Simply visit https://productivityist.com/freebook/ (Productivityist.com/FreeBook )and get the Gift of Time for FREE today. We discuss how we can embrace chaos. From implementing timeless habits, powerful journaling prompts, to visual triggers – this episode will help you beat overwhelm. Talking Points The concept of Calm The Chaos (2:19) How Nicola structures the journal (6:39) The role of Calm The Chaos Cards in Nicola’s life (19:10) Grounding activities (28:18) Quote "What is the experience you want to feel?" Helpful Links https://www.amazon.com/Calm-Chaos-Journal-Practice-Peaceful/dp/1452169950/ (Calm the Chaos Journal) https://www.amazon.com/Calm-Chaos-Cards-Practices-Peaceful/dp/1797203770/ (Calm the Chaos Cards) https://www.amazon.com/Happiness-Advantage-Principles-Psychology-Performance/dp/0307591549 (The Happiness Advantage by Shawn Achor) https://productivityist.com/podcast265/ (Episode 265: Bringing Gratitude with Karl Staib) https://productivityist.com/podcast-broadcasting-happiness-michelle-gielan/ (Episode 123: Broadcasting Happiness with Michelle Gielan) https://medium.com/about-time/write-it-all-down-e3ffbc893d5b (Write It All Down) https://getfreewrite.com/ (Freewrite) https://www.nicolataggart.com/ (NicolaTaggart.com) Want to discover some of the books mentioned on the podcast? https://www.scribd.com/g/9a8d8 (Check out Scribd, my reading app of choice.) Podcast Theme Song: https://www.epidemicsound.com/track/eFDGyraN87 (Nothing at All by Fictions (courtesy of Epidemic Sound)) If you enjoyed the episode, please leave a rating and/or review wherever you listened to the episode. And if you want to have easy access to the archives of the show and ensure you don't miss the new episodes to come then subscribe to the podcast in the app you're using – or you can do so on a variety of podcast platforms by clicking https://productivityist.transistor.fm/subscribe (here).
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