Lessons, musings and advice from the author of ‘The Life I Won’
One of the things that crops up often with my clients is a challenging relationship with time.
‘Not enough time’ is something I hear often as an excuse to not accomplish goals.
Time is an interesting subject that people don’t really understand.
Have you ever sat and thought about what time really is?
Our relationship with time
Most people have a love/hate relationship with time.
When we have time to spare, we love to dilly dally and ‘take our time’.
We meander through our tasks and don’t worry when there is no time constraint.
If there is ‘too much’ time we say that we are bored!
Have you ever heard or said any of these?
I am going to bet that you say these or something similar at least once a day.
But you are not being truthful because there is plenty of time, you just may not be using it wisely.
If you change your perception of time, it can change your entire day!
But only if you want to and you are ready to view things differently.
When you are planning your day, be good to yourself and plan the time for your success.
Choose your highest priority task and allocate enough time to it so that you can not only work on it without stress, but also enjoy its completion before moving on.
I am going to guarantee that you will be surprised at the results.
When you make time and space for success, you are more likely to make success happen.
When I teach planning and productivity, I ask you to consider all the things that make your life better:
There is more to this training than just these things, but when we miss them out, we mismanage our time.
Ben Franklin said, ‘do not squander time, for that is the stuff life is made of.’
Never have I heard a more accurate statement.
Time is precious, treat it that way, plan it with intent and respect and see how much you achieve in your day.
Here are my top 5 tips on planning to perfection:
I hope that taking the time to read this has helped you to think about doing even one small thing differently.
Give yourself time to give yourself time.