Time on my mind
Who has the time? I guess it depends who you talk to.... but the professionals, stay-at-home parents, businesspeople and university students I work with say it is almost impossible to properly carve out time for work, family, school, exercise, social time and treasured private time.
At the end of the day or week, there seems to be still so much left undone. People are under pressure to produce, deliver, win, sell, heal, fix and tweet!
The chronic sense of falling behind and being late, the rushing here and there, the missing sense of satisfaction and pride from having done something well, not to mention the endless interruptions and distractions, are leaving people tired, stressed and frustrated.
Being productive, accomplished, successful, competent and fulfilled comes at a high cost.
During the early years of working and raising children, I was preoccupied with how to save time. The second the children were out the door in the morning for school, I tore through the chores of running a home. I prided myself on being efficient and fast. I saw time as a valuable commodity and I managed it carefully.
The complexities and frustrations of the TIME PROBLEM are widely felt. Striking a perfect balance seems out of reach and there is no single fix.
The way we manage our time is shaped by many influences:
Here's my simplistic take on how you can better protect and manage your time:
Or, you can always call me for coaching!
Keep you posted,
9/1/2014 08:39:49 am
Another thing that I think is worth looking at is "How much personal time do YOU actually need to feel "healthy"? Some people need a little...others need a LOT.
9/1/2014 09:22:35 am
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