were 168 hours in a week, but it didn’t have any significance to me, so I
promptly let it out of my head.
books on time management. Maybe time
management is the wrong way to describe these books. There were about finding margin, finding time
to do the things that I love, finding time for myself, to have self-care, being
able to say no when you should say no and yes when you want to say yes. These are some really incredible books that I
will talk about more throughout this series.
same 168 hours in a week, and it is our choice on how we use those hours.
use my time is my choice.
didn’t want to disappoint people, I felt like it was imperative for me to do
certain tasks, like the world would end if I didn’t do it.
ever feel that way?
continue to spin even if I said no, even if I stopped doing things that were
not fulfilling to me, things that I felt obligated to, but didn’t enjoy and
were more draining than anything.
finally realized that if I wasn’t enjoying a task, I wasn’t giving it the best
attention the task deserved, and therefore someone else would be better suited
for said task.
going to help you find margin.
when I am making food, etc. But, how
much time am I really spending on tasks.
How much time is wasted throughout the day? Not that every day is going to be the most
efficient, scheduled day, but this will help you find margin in your day for
when you look at an entire week, you are able to see patterns, and can perhaps
shift things so that you have a block of time to do some type of self-care.
How many breaks do you take to check Facebook or Instagram
(a lot, I check Instagram a lot). How
much time do you spend commuting?
Waiting in line?
for a week. Write down everything. Yes, it is easy to say I did x from 8-10, but
were there interruptions? Did you take
little breaks to check e-mail or Facebook?
Did you have 10 interruptions from co-workers or little ones running
honestly believe this is the first step in finding time for self-care.
something that will help you on your way to self-care.
you done a time assessment before? When
do you think you can make time for self-care?