Do you ever feel overwhelmed by the amount of appointments in your schedule? Not just work appointments but social appointments too?
I never used to be bothered by a fast paced, hectic life. I was the original busy bee. I loved having a million catch ups scheduled for every moment of the foreseeable future. I buzzed around, seeing and doing as many things as possible with as many people as I could. I took on every possible work project and involved myself in as many working groups as I could.
I don’t know what changed, I think I just got tired. I think I realised that I was getting quantity not quality. Now, when I look forward and see my diary cluttered with appointments I’m filled with nothing but stress and dread.
Right now, I feel tired and I feel slightly overwhelmed by life. I’m exhausted by activities from the past few weeks and I’m exhausted at the thought of the activity to come.
I’m a reformed busy bee is what.
I want time by myself. I want time with E. I want time to be able to spontaneously call friends and ask what they are up to that day. Then I just want the freedom to be able to catch up. Then and there.
But just because one is weary does not a pity party justify. I know I’m lucky to have a full life. I just need to find balance. Any tips?