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Having "Me Time" Does Not Mean You're Wasting Time

  • Ensure you have some ‘me time’ regardless of how busy your schedule is and don’t feel guilty about it:
  • Without health, in particular mental health, you will have nothing. So focusing on doing something for yourself, that you enjoy, is more important and less ridiculous than you may think.
  • Take even ten minutes for yourself, if you can’t take an hour. A short break is better than nothing.
  • Do not set unrealistic goals. If you know you won’t get something done, accept it and get on with the tasks you can.
  • Remember you do not need to do everything. It won’t be the end of the world if you do not have time to send that email you’ve been meaning to do.
  • Stop feeling guilty if you have generally done something that you think has been a waste of time. Don’t focus on the problem, focus on the solution. Move on.

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Lack of Time: A Common Stressor Nowadays

Lack of Time: A Common Stressor Nowadays

The motto "Time is money" has been drilled into our brains. When we feel that we do not have enough time to get everything on our plates done, many of us tend to panic. Due to this, we neglect our own well-being and fail to take ‘me time’.

If we waste time, many of us feel guilty, and ...

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The time you enjoy wasting is not wasted time.

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Running away from your problems is a race you`ll never win.

When we feel that we do not have enough time to get everything on our bridges done, many of us tend to panic. Due to this, we neglect our own well-being and fail to take ‘me time’, because it feels like we're wasting time.

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