This is a reblog of a popular post I put out three years ago.
There’s no time like the present for sorting out your relationship with time, so why not choose one or two of the NYR ideas below to help you avoid the perils of excessive busyness in 2013?
Commit to making a two-column to-do list at least once a week, if not every day.
The two columns are headed ‘must’ and ‘may’ respectively. They require you to distinguish between essential tasks and desirable ones. Many people who are too busy never make that distinction.
Disappoint someone regularly. Sometimes yourself.
People who are too busy are often attempting the impossible. Guess what! You don’t have to do the impossible. To achieve the extremely difficult is more than enough.
Get your holidays booked into your diary by the end of January.
This might be difficult and involve a permissions process but where there’s a will there’s a way. Get it sorted. Knowing when your…
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