“Being busy isn’t the same as being productive.”
Let that sink in for a second.
One of my biggest challenges with my new position at work is that I’ve had to exercise my right to say “no”, which up until late 2017 wasn’t a word I used often. I was always focused on pleasing others, trying to constantly make a good impression, and honestly stressing out and getting sick by over-scheduling myself. Read more
Do you take time for yourself?
Like really take time to disconnect from the demands and pressure of others and do something just for you? Say “no” to requests and favours from others to leave a spot open in your agenda and write in the words (in the voice of Aziz Ansari) #TreatYoSelf ? As my mid-20s birthday (because I don’t want to admit that I’m closer to 30 than to 20 now…) approaches, I’ve been asking myself these same questions. Read more