Pruning our daily routines
“If you seek tranquility, do less”, said Roman Emperor Marcus Aurelius. Note he didn’t say do nothing, just less. Less of what? Less of what matters least and more of what matters most.
This week’s challenge is to keep a time diary. Whether it’s on your computer, calendar or a notepad doesn’t matter. Just log down how your time is spent, including what you do when you get home- dinner, watching television, reading, etc. Next Friday review how you spent your time and ask yourself if this is your highest and best use of your time. Do our activities match my stated goals and values?
When we do less, what we do get’s better. Our remaining..