Do you stream line or waste time?
ARE YOU SPENDING TOO MUCH TIME DOING WHAT DOESN’T NEED TO BE DONE?
A fair question.
Bottom line is that we women are capable very capable but we can try to be too capable sometimes.
We are capable of doing, doing and doing. Doing for others then doing for ourselves (usually in that order) whilst doing everything else (at the same time).
You know I’m right.
You are so capable you are often doing without even realising your doing things.
Add in the ‘running a business.’ So there’s MORE ‘doing’ to be done!
Jeesh no wonder come Cinderella time (that’s midnight in our house), we’re pretty ‘done’ in and and the undone bits on the to do list are put aside ready to be done tomorrow.
STOP DOING WHAT DOESN’T NEED TO BE DONE.
A client once asked me if I could somehow manifest another couple of hours for her in the week so she could have that time to herself (in between her 2 children, husband who worked away, caring for her neighbour, walker of their dog, household care and her home run business).
So I did.
I asked her to talk me through and average day, then an average week plus any other extras over the course of a month.
The roles she had were widespread. Apart from the above she was also the local rescuer. Rescuer of friends and family. Anybody needed anything then she would be on it, doing it until it was done.
So I introduced my favourite topic: boundaries.
Then we worked around the confidence to say ‘no’.
Then we outsourced some stuff, identified a network of child care support and before you knew it she was attending Yoga twice a week and having at least one evening out once a fortnight with her girl gang.
Not only that she was much more organised and less thinly spread across serving everyone but herself and her needs.
IF YOU’RE ASKING YOURSELF: WHERE CAN I FIND THE TIME? Then look at what you’re doing and if some of that doing doesn’t actually need doing by you, why do it?
Catch my drift?