I know that we always want something more. We need to do more, to make more, to produce more… I don’t think that someone else asks for us about that, but that’s our own expectation. It is in our nature that we will never be satisfied with the current situation.
And, that’s ok, until we become feeling overwhelmed by our own pressures for more. The most dangerous part is that in such a situation where we pressure ourselves, we can lose more of what we have now.
On the other side if we can become more productive we can make more things in the same period.
1. Accept the Destiny That You Can’t Done Everything You Want
We want to do many things. But, can we done everything that becomes part of our wants? Probably, we can’t.
If you want to stop feeling overwhelmed with the work, you need to accept the realty that you can’t do everything that you want to do. How much quickly you accept that, quickly you will say no to many things, and you will delegate many things.
2. Pay Attention on Other Things in Your Life
I know that the work is important not only about work, but also for our personal life. However, sometimes we can really be extremists when it comes to our work.
You need to pay attention on other things in your life if you want to escape being overwhelmed by the work. If you feel really excellent, you will be more productive on your work.
3. You Only Have 24 hours in One Day
We have limits how much things we can do with our time. It’s just 24 hours in one day, and we can’t increase them. But, we need another stuff except the work.
You must organize yourself to do what you like most, be happy and living the life of your dreams in that timeframe of 24 hours daily.
4. You Can’t Have Second Chance in Life
Sometimes our behavior is in such a way as we can have a second chance. In the life we can’t expect second chance. We can’t change something from yesterday.
You are the most important person for yourself. If you are happy with your life, your family also will be happy. Don’t allow your work to take away from your ideal life. You need become much more organized.
5. Prioritize Your Tasks
Everything that you want and everything that you do is not with the same weight. You have different priorities.
If you want to escape the feeling of overwhelming by the work, you need to keep up tasks that are high priority for you. Everything else you can delegate, postpone and ignore.
6. Ensure Completing First Priority Tasks
You need ensure your tasks with the highest priority are must do things for you. When you complete your high priorities, then you are free to do everything else that you want.
7. Learn How to Say No
It is a very difficult task to say no. But, you need to learn through exercising and practicing to say no in different situation. If you learn, you will not feel overwhelmed by the work.
8. Start Delegating, You are Not the Only One
If you analyze your to – do list, you will probably see tasks that’s repeatable, easy to do and not so important for your work. If you can predict that they will repeat, and know what you need to do, why you are not be able to delegate such a task?
9. Organize Your Workflow
Sometimes because of our disorganization we will need more time to do things that normally we can do it quickly. Do you find yourself in a situation when something that you can do for one hour, and you finish that in two hours? Why? Because you are not ready and organized to do that things in the right way.
When you only work on the right things, the second is to improve workflow that will ensure your work will finished in the right way.
10. Do Only What You Want to Do
If you look again in your to-do list you probably will find tasks that make you very frustrated. You need to get rid of such a task as soon as possible.