Sometimes I get wrapped up in being too efficient with my time. I love to optimize, shift my schedule, rearrange my calendar, and execute on my to-do list like it’s going out of style.
I love to make the most of my days – even if that makes me rigid and boring. I just like to know I’m doing the best and most I can on any given day.
There are those moments that come up in life that shake you up and make you feel more alive that you ever have before. Those moments that jolt you back to reality and allow you to see all that you have to be grateful for is right in front of you.
Many times these come up when something life-altering happens to you, like when a new baby comes into your life, or a parent passes away.
But it doesn’t have to be that way. You can find and create those moments even among the most boring days and weeks of the year.
Life is what happens while you’re busy making plans. – John Lennon
The moments to make you feel open and vulnerable to the world are all around you. You just have to stop looking at your schedule and allow them to just happen.
Even though I talk a lot about finding time for yourself or making the most of your time with strategies and tools – sometimes it’s just better to shove it all off and just live.
So today, I’m here today to give you your permission slip to stop worrying so much about your time. [Read more...]