124 U23 Negative Emotion – Unproductive



Not producing or able to produce large amounts of work; goods, crops, or other commodities.

Practical Tips

  1. Decide what you want to produce.
  2. Be aware of what it take to have this come to fruition, both physically and emotionally.
  3. Gather the resources to do so.
  4. Build up the strength and positivity needed to follow through.
  5. Commit to completing the tasks with enthusiasm.
  6. Hold yourself accountable to yourself (and others if necessary).
  7. Write down goals, with stepping stones to break them down.
  8. Create a plan.

Beliefs and Affirmations

I am able to manage my time in a way that I seldom feel Unproductive.


(How to make it very HARD to feel the negative emotion)

The only time I will allow myself to feel….Unproductive, is when I am taking a well earned break!

Example Challenges

DC106 I don’t like cold calling, so I’m am not making any sales calls!!


“Humour is an excellent method of keeping a tight rein on unproductive displays of emotion.”
– Elizabeth Peters

“Other people’s views and troubles can be contagious. Don’t sabotage yourself by unwittingly adopting negative, unproductive attitudes through your associations with others.”
– Epictetus