Too Tired to Do Everything? How to Live Better Without Burning Out
Productivity guilt happens when you feel overwhelmed by not attending to all the things you know you "should" be doing and having a nagging feeling that you're wasting time.
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In practice, adding too many suggestions for living well will create a conflict with each other.
Suggestions are almost always given on their own, without including a wider context. You can read about why exercise, reading or meditating are good on their own, but rarely find information about how they trade-off against each other.
There are two different types of feeling tired.
You cannot do everything you should. It is okay to acknowledge that time for one activity means less time for another.
In theory, there's enough time for everything - in practice, there are always trade-offs.
Distinguish between a lack of inertia and persistent exhaustion.
If you push yourself to the gym but feel good afterward, it's good. But if you always feel exhausted in everything, you need to modify your priorities.
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