However in our society today, it is fast pace. Life is more demanding. It seems impossible to slow down. The road that we are driving on is continuous and there is no stop signs on it. It is a fast race. How do you gain more time to slow down? Here a 3 steps to help you on the journey to conquer the time you have on earth.
1. Start a flexible schedule.
Allow a little flexibility into your schedule. The more strict you are the less likelyyou will slow down and have a balance in your life. Things do happen. Leave room for the unexpected surprises.
Don't beat yourself up when situations do occur. Just take care of it. And move on with your schedule. Situations work outand do
occur for a reason. Even when it does not make any sense to you.
2. Identify your time blockers.
These blockers are those things that are low priority tasks that we think needs to be done. Some examples are taking phone calls when you know you should be working, cleaning out a closet instead of spending that time with your family, checking email every hour, watching TV, or surfing the net instead of working on that project that is due in 2 days.
These are just a few. The low priority tasks are numerous. Pay attention to these blockers . Explore ways to overcome these blockers and take action to change the blockers.
You need to schedule on your planner/ calender enough work that keeps you busy. However not too much that will rock into your personal life. Take on additional tasks or projects that will fit into your planner.
Schedule time for your work. Schedule time for your personal life. For instance birthdays, anniversaries, or whatever event it is going on in your life. Schedule that onto your calender. This helps with not overlapping events and work in the same time frame.
There is only so much time in the day. You can not buy back time. However make your time worth it. With the right dose of work and personal life, your time will be more productive. Your time will start to move forward on the right road.