Too much to do
Not enough time
Feeling frantic/overwhelmed
Feeling I’m not doing anything properly

How many of these comments resonate with you?

It’s a dilemma that we are hearing more often, and it seems, more intensely.

Many people have described to us how the dilemma of having too much to do and not enough time in which to do it well, can end up feeling very stuck, and entangled in thoughts of, “This is not how I want to live my life”.

What are the solutions?

Of course, there are the practical solutions. Be smart and intentional about schedules, both work and life – plan ahead, prioritise, track and budget your time so you know where it’s going. Focus on one thing at a time, delegate, ask for help, say no, and so on.

Then there is the important task of making sure what we are doing with our time is aligned with our life purpose and meaning, what is important and satisfying to us and how we want to contribute to the world from our life and work.

Along the way though, while we are figuring out our big picture, and getting clear about our life purpose and what this might mean for our time allocations and how to be smart about those, there is another strategy that can help.

Download our PDF to help you break the busy habit.