Julia Cameron’s tips for anyone short of time

Working with such a range of roles and contracts can often make it seem that we are short of time for ourselves. This is common even for those who are not directly portfolio workers.  An exercise taken from Julia Cameron’s The Sound of Paper is a great way of taking stock of this situation.

She suggests:

Take pen [and paper] in hand and number from 1 to 10. List ten activities that you would enjoy but tell yourself you have no time for.  Don’t these neglected possibilities sound self-nurturing? They are, of course, and that is why we need to find the time to do them. Select one self0-nurturing action from your list. Make the time to execute it.

I will try this exercise and report back. If you the reader do it, I’d love to hear from you. See how its working for you.

Julia’s book can be found on Amazon.co.uk


2 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. hauler insurance
    Oct 03, 2010 @ 17:18:10

    I’m very glad that you said that..


  2. trailblzrwoman
    Oct 04, 2010 @ 16:49:23

    I tried the exercise I mentioned in the blog above and found it hard to think of 10 things. I think it might be a good sign? Perhaps I have more time than I think?


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