I’m willing to bet that you’re quite familiar with the feeling of being overwhelmed. Whether it be triggered by your workload, school requirements, family commitments, or a combination of them all, we all have more than enough on our metaphorical plate.
While I’ve always been someone who not only appreciates being busy, but also feel as though I thrive when at my busiest, I have to admit that the past 4-5 months have been a bit too much. Did I consciously choose to not turn down pretty well any work opportunity? Yes. Am I grateful for a lot of what came from that decision? Yes. But would I do it again? No, or at least not in the same way.
But rather than simply not agreeing to do as much (which I inevitably will have to do at some level), I set out on a mini-mission to identify ways that I can optimize my work and life process. While I’m still undoubtedly a work-in-progress when it comes to this endeavour, I want to share with you 4 relatively simple, yet powerful, ways that I’ve already helped optimize my process: