I have so much to do.
I have just enough to do.
I heard myself playing the “so much to do” sound track as soon as I woke up this morning. After quickly changing the verbiage to “just enough to do,” I felt lighter, stronger, and in control.
The “I’ve got so much to do” mantra is dangerous because it subtly tells my brain…
- “Oh no, I am in over my head.”
- “Poor me.”
- “This won’t be any fun.”
- “It’s not fair.”
- “My life is a load of trouble.”
- “Work is not a privilege.”
Many of us are so used to this too-busy mindset, that we spend the whole holiday season complaining about having to go to parties, buy gifts, or prepare meals: all privileges that half of the world doesn’t have.