Do you feel stressed, overworked, like you’re running on empty? Are you caught in the race to get it all done—with little time to enjoy the rewards life has to offer?
There’s no doubt about it: these days we are just too busy. With the conveniences of technology, we’re compelled to get more done in less time and end up constantly striving for the next thing – rarely stopping to consider if it’s something we even want. As a result, we end up missing out on the things that truly matter: our relationships, the activities we love, quiet time to reflect and replenish our energy.
Valorie Burton’s How Did I Get So Busy? is the solution for anyone who feels perpetually overwhelmed and overworked: a simple, effective 28-day program to help you rediscover your true priorities, shift out of overdrive, and reclaim your life and schedule. Built around Burton’s “Ten Commandments of Self-Care,” each day presents an easy-to-follow task to help you strip away the meaningless activities that occupy your time and make room for what nourishes you--mind, body, and spirit. The tasks are simple but yield big rewards:
Take a full hour for lunch
Set “no-email” periods
Add fun goals to your to-do list
End your day “on purpose” – meaning that you decide when to leave the office, head home, and fall asleep.
Uplifting and inspiring, How Did I Get So Busy? offers an easy way to be rid of the busywork that fills our days and rediscover the life you’ve always wanted.
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|Title of eBook: How Did I Get So Busy?|
|Release Date: 12-26-2007|
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|Publisher: Crown Publishing Group|
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How Did I Get So Busy?
Introduction: How Busy Are You?
I think it is important that the question of managing time be addressed in a realistic manner. The reality is that everyone feels pressed for time and it is not going to change as we become more technologically advanced and everything we do can be done in an instant by allegedly “working smarter, not harder.”
“I want to know, how do I find more time without cutting my standard of living?”
Do you find yourself rushing from one activity to the next, from the time you wake up in the morning until you go to sleep at night? Has your to-do list grown from just a list in your day planner to scraps of paper and Post-its scattered all over your office and home? Is your social life disappearing because you don’t have time for friends and fun? And do you feel that lately life has become the proverbial rat race–where you are constantly moving forward at an ever-more-frantic pace, yet experiencing very little of the joys and rewards life has to offer?
If you are like most people, you’re probably running nearly all the time. I’ve been there, as have many of my clients over the years. No doubt you’d like for your schedule to be different, or have even found yourself thinking, “I really need to make a change.” When “busyness” becomes all-consuming, many of us know deep down that something’s got to give–but we’re too busy to figure out how or what that change should be!
I believe that your path has crossed mine and that you’ve picked up this book for a reason: so that you can finally take control of your schedule, cre