“Why are we so busy?” “Because we run out of space.” Because we want to make people happy. Because we are out of self-control, out of self-mastery, out of self-management. If you want to be really productive, you must slow down. You must NOT follow the crowd. You must follow yourself. You must believe in yourself.
But you can do something about it. You can change it. You can live your normal life. You can be you, not others.
You are busy when you are trying to live your life like other people. You are busy when you do not even know what you represent. You are busy when you are trying to fit in.
It pays to be you. If you have the courage to do it. Off course, you do. How? In his book, The Happiness Equation: Want Nothing + Do Nothing = Have Nothing, Neil Paricha asked, “What’s the secret step we can take to never be busy again?” The answer is, according to Neil Paricha, “Create Space.” He continues: “Creating space is the secret step to freeing yourself from the oppression of your busy life. … Creating space means injecting space into your life so you can properly live it.”
Yes, we are busy. But do not let it take over your life. Yes, we live in a busy world. But if you are not careful, it will take over your life, your peace.
When you are busy, you are out of your balance. When you are busy, you are not in control of your life. When you are busy, you are not in control of your own thoughts. When you are not in control of your own thoughts, then you are not in the right state of mind.
Busyness is crazyness.
If you want to achieve greatness in your life, you must slow down. If not, you are not going to achieve anything in your life.
When you are out of balance, you are out of life. Why? Because we die slowly. Because we die every day.
You have the power to change your life. Without taking responsibility for your life, nothing gets done.
When it comes to getting things done, it is okay to make mistakes. Because without mistakes, you are not going to get anything done. And do not forget why you are here. To get things done.
If you are not getting anything done, then it is time to move on. It is time to be honest with yourself. It is time to stop chasing what is not for you. It is time to face your reality. It is time to seek help from other people. And it is time to start challenging yourself.
If you want to improve yourself, you have to focus on your own improvement. Ask the right questions. Take chances. Do not fear risks. Because if you do not take risks, you are not going to get what you want.
Remember that your job is to improve yourself. It is not to focus on what others are doing. What matters is what you are doing. And if you aren’t getting the right results, then move on. Do not waste your time. Because you are not going to be here forever. All you have is today. So why not make it a special day for yourself and for the people around you?
If you are bigger than what you are doing right now, then do not waste your time. Move on. Try something different. Move to another company, if you can do it. In his book Higher is Waiting, Tyler Perry writes, “If you’re not growing anymore, if it feels as if the walls are closing in on you, if your roots are pressing up against one another and its uncomfortable, if you’re not getting enough spiritual nourishment and encouragement, then it’s probably time to move to a bigger pot- a larger world.”
If you are not learning anymore, then it is time to move on. Before you move, ask the right question. For example, “Why am I moving?” Yes, why are you moving? Is it the right time?