How Smart Women Stay Busy October 30, 2008 By Joy Chudacoff Leave a Comment I have the good fortune to spend meaningful time with a lot of smart women who keep me on track about whats going on in womens lives. One topic that resonates with many of these women (and with me) is the idea of busyness. This issue is of great interest in my Womens Learning Circles. Not being busy, for many of us, seems elusive " almost selfish. Whether you are a stay at home mom, a career woman, or "
Wholesale NBA jerseys like most women I know " wearing both hats, youve probably been well indoctrinated with the idea that you must stay busy " all day, every day, no matter what. It keeps our mind very busy with no time for listening to the inner voice. Sometimes that inner voice were not hearing wants to give us advice. Sometimes it wants to ask us questions. If we stay busy all the time, we cant hear this inner voice and cant find time to ponder some of the big questions: What brings me passion? What increases my energy? The first two
may have ended up being more difficult than expected, and to brainstorm ideas for different ways to move forward. You can also use it to proactively motivate yourself before obstacles appear to track your progress in whatever area you like to see yourself improving. GET OTHERS INVOLVED If you haven already, create an exercise routine that gets friends
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