When was the last time you were truly bored? What did you do when you felt that way? Like most people, maybe you picked up your phone, or turned on the TV. Now think about what you did as a child when you were bored for a prolonged period of time. You played pretend, went outside and made up games, or created something. After moving past the initial discomfort that comes with boredom, you unlocked your purest form of imagination and creativity.
Life stressors like hair-on-fire deadlines, anxiety-producing headlines, and unexpected health crises are inevitable; suffering is optional. Learn how to balance time and energy between work and family, community service and recreation, exercise and relaxation, personal passions and obligations. Check things off both your to-do list and bucket list using a simple framework you can integrate right away to organize your day for joy even in the busiest of seasons.