And yet, it’s used as an ‘excuse’ over and over in the lives of busy people. Yes, an excuse. Reality is, if we ‘really do’ or ‘really want to,’ there’s always a way. The key is being sure we are clear about what we ‘really want’ before our time is used up by the things other people really wanted.
When used with purpose, our calendar reflects what we ‘really’ want to accomplish. It’s where we decide what and when to give time to, to make things happen. That said, if we don't approach our calendar with intentional decision making, it might not be a true reflection of our priorities. Knowing our priorities empowers us to say yes to the best things and no to all the rest.
The opposite of prioritizing is what I call
And 'happy wandering' leads to
burnout and exhaustion!
The 'happy wanderers' feel great about themselves -
until they don't!
As a ‘happy wanderer,’ we feel good every time we say yes to a requested use of our time, until our days are so overloaded with ‘stuff’ we run out of time to do the things that actually bring us joy and refuel us with purpose-driven energy.