When people say they want more time, they often mean they want to make more memories doing the things that make them happy.
That’s a tall order for a lot of us. Work, work, work, and family demands (not the fun kind) often get in the way of memory making moments, but all is not lost. Today being New Year’s Eve it seems like a good time to start thinking about what we’d like to change in our lives. Try asking yourself the following questions:
When am I happy?
- Family time.
- Feeling fit & strong.
- Spending time outdoors.
When am I not happy?
- Bogged down with to-do lists.
- Family is over-scheduled.
- Work space a mess.
Could money change any of this? If so, how much?
- Hire handy-man, lawn/landscape maintenance(?)
- Closet organizers
Would waking up a half hour earlier help?
- Bill paying, emailing, etc.
- Quiet time for myself.
- Less rushed.
Now think about how you can prioritize activities each day so that you spend more time doing the things that make you happy. Unsure of where to start? Turn off the TV, cell phone, and any other time-sucking gadgets and see what happens…
Happy New Year!!!