Live It Up
- Live in the moment.
- Practice love-in-action.
- Resist the urge to rush.
- Do things that bring joy and require little to no effort.
- Say yes when you mean it.
- Do nothing. Instead, play.
- Block out a chunk of time only for yourself.
- Make an appearance but don’t linger.
- Take a vacation day.
- Wake up earlier/go to bed later. (Habitual lack of sleep not recommended. Better sleep is.)
- Delegate a task to your child (i.e. put toys away, make his or her bed, etc.).
- Push back a deadline.
- Double-task (i.e. go for a hike with a friend, an activity that takes care of two—social and physical—facets of your life).
- Do only those things that matter.
- Limit (not cut out completely) dawdle time.
- End a conversation/relationship that isn’t going anywhere.
- Stop doing things that don’t bring joy or results.
- Cancel a commitment.
- Skip a task.
- Silence all distractions.
- Choose a task or a path. Don’t relent. Focus.
- Say no.
Call Up Your Inner Sage
- Take a minute to list what you’d like to accomplish while being realistic about how long each item will take to complete.
- Arrive late/leave early (aka swoop in/swoop out—not recommended for one-on-one meetings).
- Show up for things that matter.
- Keep doing things that work.
- Multi-task (laundry, dishes, Crockpot and Roomba/iRobot work well simultaneously with little drama).
- Take advantage of in-between times (i.e. sneak an important two-minute call between appointments, take a few minutes for micro-meditation moments).
- Respond/engage only when you’re ready.
- Let efficiency increase naturally (don’t force it).
- Do only those things that have an urgent deadline.
- Screen calls/scan e-mails.
- Partner with another taskmaster and take turns doing each other favors.
- Make chores fun (crank up Gloria Gaynor’s I Will Survive, dance around and get some exercise in).
Succumb To Its Might
- Ask for help (hire a professional or an intern or enlist a volunteer).
- Let chores slide (relax on the definition/expectation of clean).
- Let things be (wrinkles, jiggles, warts and all).
- Let go of guilt and enjoy every second.
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