1 year on 😱

Wow…

So yesterday was my youngest daughters first birthday 🎂 

And it’s that moment where you think “where did that year go!??”

It’s actually quite scary. 

To think how quickly time can go.

And how much time we actually spend complaining, moaning, dwelling, procrastinating, and wishing we had more time …🤔

Me included, by the way.

And often about things I CHOOSE to do.

It’s my choice to be on a course the next few days abroad and miss out on time with the babies.

It’s my choice to be up until the early hours finishing writing my new book

I could go on.

I guess one thing that’s scary about all this?

Living with regret.

Being 80, 90 or even 100 and thinking “if only I had done that”…

I’m lucky enough to be quite a hands-on dad. Spend most bath times together and, have daddy day care 3-4 days a week.

Some dads don’t get to do that…

And I guess it comes down to what’s important to you?

What’s your best “self”?

What is that makes you feel happy?

For me, that’s spending the time with my babies and family that I’ll never get back 

And having a “job” that I absolutely love that gives me so much satisfaction.

And – I’ll be honest – it’s a fine line to get the balance right.

On one hand, I want to do it and say “yes” to every speaking event, opportunities to guest lecture at universities, and write another book..

And on one hand, I want to spend more time with my family. 

But one thing I do know is that self care and creating energy for yourself is critical achieving this for me.

And no matter how busy you are..

Getting clear on your priorities will actually give you more energy 

As you’ll spend more time doing the things that will make you happy 

And to do this?

Try this:

There’s 168 hours in a week.

Let’s say you work 8 hours a day, 5 days per week. <<< 40 hours 

I’ll throw in 1 hour travel time each day <<< 45 hours 

Child care? Say 30 hours per week <<< 75 hours ​

You say you don’t sleep much, but we’ll say you get 7 hours per night <<< 124 hours ​

Cleaning, tidying, cooking and shopping? Let’s say 21 hours a week (3 hours a day) <<< 145 hours 

​​168 – 145 = 23 hours in a week to spare!

Now, of course

Your schedule may be a different. 

So please do this exercise yourself

But, you may be surprised at just how much time is ‘wasted’

In fact, if you have an iPhone, go to settings > Battery > and then click the ‘clock’ icon and it will tell you EXACTLY how much time you spend on:

Facebook, Instagram, emails etc…

But what it won’t tell you is how much time you wasted:​​

Worrying about what and when to eat

Cooking different meals for everyone..​​

Holding grudges

Procrastinating

So, what if I asked you this:

Out of those 23 hours you have spare, could you dedicate just, say, 2 hours a week to exercise?

That would leave you 21 hours left. 

Maybe you’ll also spend an hour planning your food?

Because let’s face it, you want to change, right? 

Get fit, tone up a bit more and just feel better about yourself.

But if you’re NOT willing to do something different, you’re essentially saying that you are happy to stay the same, where you are now..

and if it’s because you’re worried it won’t work?

Maybe you’re scared of failure?

Well, ask yourself, is what you’re doing working now? ​​

If it’s not, well, it’s not working anyway, so wouldn’t it be fun to find out if something else might work for you?

As let’s face it, the stuff that seems hard in your life will always keep coming. 

But the self sabotaging thoughts, F it mindset, how you respond to the situation?

Well, wouldn’t it be fun to see what would happen if you set yourself a new standard in the way you respond to these situations?​​​​

One thing that helps me?

Picturing myself in the future regretting not doing the thing I’m scared of doing today..

Matt ‘time machine’ Fruci

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