Think about your values and write down those that really matter to you. What is most important?
- Time with family?
- Great wealth?
- Getting closer to God?
- Expressing yourself?
- Learning new ideas?
- Experiencing adventure and travel?
- Maintaining excellent health?
- Socializing with friends?
- Contributing to the community?
Write a list of goals you'd like to achieve. Focus on doing a few really well, rather than a lot in a mediocre way. You can't add hours to the day, but you can cut down on activities.
Say no instead of yes. People agree to requests from others because they like to please them. Instead, realize that you have a right to say no. Creating plans or policies makes saying 'no' easier. "I'm sorry. We already have a plan for giving to charities." Last week I heard someone say, "Thanks so much for asking me, but I really don't want to!" wow.
Simplifying a day at a time,