I have been thinking a lot lately about why we put so much pressure on ourselves to get things done.
It never used to be like this.
And as a result, I find myself often feeling overwhelmed with trying to complete the edits for the book as well as all the other ‘business’ related author activities.
And it probably doesn’t also help when I procrastinate 🙂
I am struggling with editing and putting it off. So I looked into why I’m behaving in this way.
And it simply comes down to this:
- I am too distracted with doing too many things all at once
- I feel I need to be always switched on
- I’m not resting enough
- FOMO: fear of missing out if I don’t watch that YouTube video on how to market your book or the read the latest article on how to run a successful business.
Simply put, I am lost in this storm of information.
Today we have more things competing for our limited attention. And we can’t do everything. Nor should we have to.
So I now I need to go back to basics and prioritise. This means I need to re-focus. What is actually important? What needs to get done today? What can wait until tomorrow?Continue Reading