I always have good intentions about slowing down the pace and committing to less, but I’m not always the best at implementation. When I’m over-stretched, however, I get tired and grumpy. Basically, the less attractive side of my personality blossoms. (Flashback to me storming outside to the car one morning while shouting, “Whether you lot are ready or not, I’m not going to be late to work again so I’m leaving right now!”, with said young ‘lot’ screaming for fear of being left behind. Deep breath.) I’m really hoping I’m not alone in this regard.
Decluttering schedules and focusing on what’s really important are trending topics at the moment but it’s more than a fad, I believe. Honestly, I find that life is so much calmer and more satisfying when I’m intentional about doing less, better.
Easier said than done? Here’s a few thoughts around how this might work: