Let’s take a look at some productivity myths. It might seem like while we are drowning in our tasks and commitments, we can’t take the time to fix things. We just stumble through, feeling like someday things will get better.
But they don’t. Because we’re not making any changes. We’re too overwhelmed. We don’t know where to start. We don’t feel that things are going to get better.
I can’t take a break or even get a good night’s sleep. I must keep working and crossing things off my to-do list.
Actually, at some point, you stop being productive because you’re so tired and exhausted.
Taking restorative breaks and even sleeping helps you get more done.
The world will not stop spinning if you take a few hours or possibly a day to take care of yourself.
And, when you rejoin the world, you’ll be more productive!
I didn’t cross everything off my list. I’m such a failure. Why can’t I get anything done?
First off, you are not a failure! My guess is you get more done each day than you give yourself credit for.
You likely have more on your list than you can actually accomplish on any given day. We only have so much time and so much energy.
Figuring out what tasks need to be done each day and letting the rest go is a big step toward changing your relationship with time.
Next time, we’ll look at two more myths. In the meantime, if you’re ready to make some changes to your relationship with time, email me. I’d like to hear where you struggle with productivity!
If you’re ready to change these myths in your life, start here.