Posts tagged busyness
The Advantages of Viewing Your Life in 4D

Any time I take a step back and assess my life, I arrive at one of two conclusions:

  1. Stress: I’m overwhelmed because I’ve been trying to balance too many things at once
  2. FOMO: I’m missing out on so many things in an effort to focus on a few important things

And I’m sure I’m not alone — FOMO (fear of missing out) and stress are two of the most common symptoms of the common (wo)man. Not surprisingly, there’s a simple solution to both: viewing your life in 4D. To view your life in 4D, you have to incorporate the dimension of time; after all, your life exists along the continuum of time, not simply in the present. Let’s take a look at each issue adding in the perspective of time and see how it changes things.

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I was so annoyed at myself...

Last weekend I attended a friend's wedding where I got to see and catch up with a lot of old friends. Of course, the classic, "how've things been going?" question inevitably started every conversation.

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Creativity isn't an accident

We're only given so much energy each day - it's a finite resource, yet people treat their life as though it's infinite. As though they'll be able to maintain a packed schedule full of things they don't love while squeezing in the things they do. Of course, we all know that when it comes down to it, when we have the choice at the end of the day to watch Netflix or work on our novel, Netflix will win out. And it's no wonder - we're exhausted! We can't emotionally and physically drain ourselves and expect to be able to squeeze in our passions in the last two hours of the day.

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