Saying "I don't have the time" is most of the time and for most people an excuse, not an actuality. It's simply a matter of reprioritizing. But, that is not true for everyone. That is not true all of the time.
First question: Which of the things you spend your time on spark joy? That’s the easy part. This is where all my creative aspirations go. But there’s a next part. Because I knowwww that you spend time doing the dishes and it *never* sparks joy.
But in juggling all the things, I’ve learned a few tips I thought I’d pass along. If you feel like you’re bombing your resolutions, it’s okay. Let’s reset. Let’s take another month to figure it out, and I won’t tell anybody. Here’s my step by step process to prioritizing. I did it back when I got serious about my writing, and routinely I’ve re-evaluated and adjusted from there. It might help you.
I recently attended an awards ceremony with some coworkers. As the host rattled off all the achievements of the award recipients - career, parenting, volunteering, church involvement, chair and member of various boards, alongside various other activities and accomplishments - wow! I realized: "I will NEVER receive an award like this." Maybe you think I'm… Continue reading The Award for Saying “No”