Have you ever felt totally overwhelmed? Not just regular busy… I’m talking completely slammed, under the gun, over-committed, and hopeless?
And you have this online business that needs your attention. We all live a fast paced life and it just seems unavoidable. But your business is important, it needs your attention. How can you manage it all?
Here’s a great article by Kim Garst & Charlotte Siems: 10 Ways to Keep Up With Your Online Business When Life Gets Crazy-Busy. (ps – I use to do lists ALL. THE. TIME.)
Did you know that “‘busy’ has become the new ‘fine’?” Meaning, when you ask somebody how they were doing, they used to answer, “Fine.” But nowadays, everybody answers, “Busy.”
But is the state of busy really improving our lives? Certainly not. Statistics indicate 75% of parents are too busy to read to their children at night. There is a rising number of children being placed in day cares and after-school activities. Americans are having a hard time finding opportunity for vacations these days. 33% of Americans are living with extreme stress daily. And nearly 50% of Americans say they regularly lie awake at night because of stress. This is a problem. We have become too busy.
But it doesn’t have to be this way. Busy is not inevitable. Read this great blog post by Joshua Becker at Becomingminimalist - A Helpful Guide to Becoming Unbusy (I have read this a few times!)