In response to The Daily Post’s writing prompt: “The Heat is On.”

Do you thrive under pressure or crumble at the thought of it? Does your best stuff surface as the deadline approaches or do you need to iterate, a day after day to achieve something you’re proud of? Tell us how you work best.


Training and preparation are the remedies to respond and deal with stressful pressures. The wisdom I have amassed to this day was developed from life experiences.

During my lifetime, procrastination has caused stressful pressures. Wisdom has taught me how to handle stressful pressures and how to avoid them.

Life lessons have taught me. It is important to use proper planning to prevent poor performance, yet always expect the unexpected.

The Daily Post Prompt

By Expedition Nomadic Adventurer

As a retiree travel blogger touring the US, voicing my wisdom, opinion, and thoughts about the retirement lifestyle and life in general. I'm an aspiring pre-published indie author of baby boomer romance and adventures with a whimsical comedic side. I photograph wildlife and landscapes, mountain, biking, kayaking, hiking, and backpacking. I travel the back roads and highways of America, Canada, and Mexico, documenting my adventures via print and photography.

3 thoughts on ““The Heat is On””
  1. A saying : Putting too many woods in the fire can sometimes mean poor performance…meaning handling or taking on too many things at a time can lead to unsuccessful efforts.

    1. You are so correct. I have limited my day to accomplishing one item a day and be happy with the success of the accomplishment, no matter what it is.

  2. Great post. Thank you for highlighting the need to jump on procrastination. Just what I needed to hear today!

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