It’s about 4 in the afternoon, and you’re beginning to realize that you are not going to get to everything you’d hoped to accomplish today. There’s simply not enough time left.
What are the thoughts that fly through your mind? Do you start feeling anxious, angry, or overwhelmed? Certainly, time management tools can help you maximize your time (think prioritizing, delegating, or letting some things go), but they don’t get to the heart of the problem.
In fact, it’s your emotions and the stories behind them that most strongly determine how you end up managing your time…. and ultimately how you experience your life relating to time. Here some common emotional time traps people fall into, how to avoid them, and how to transform your relationship with time!