This was a saying a dear family friend of mine used to say. It always triggered me because I was a recovering perfectionist and Type A personality. I had trained myself to declutter my life, stop overcommitting to events, and this phrase seemed to glorify people biting off more than they could chew.
The truth is, it was a general saying—it wasn’t directed at me personally, but somehow it triggered me nonetheless.
Well, fast forward 10 years or so and today I think of this phrase often, and I actually agree with it! I am working full time, raising my one-year-old daughter (with my hubby, thank G-d), cultivating a side nutrition private practice, and somehow with all that I still had time to write an ebook!
Over the past few months, I have been revved up to get things done—and in an organized fashion (usually!).
Perhaps my dear friend was right. Being busy forces someone to structure their life. And with that comes the infrastructure for getting some other possible projects done as well.