4 ways to help you balance a busy schedule

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Playing the balancing act between work and something called life can be a tad bit stressful by organising your busy schedule you will eventually be creating a routine.

I ,for one, understand that trying to keep up with a busy schedule doesn’t come with ease but by taking just a second to recap and or even just saying no, you can find yourself ditching the balancing act and pleasing yourself.

I’ve put together some simple ways you can try to help yourself out.

Make a schedule

Starting off with the most simple technique, make a schedule.

Trust me by just laying out your busy schedule, you will start to help detangle the mess. Use your calendar, make an agenda or simply just try to utilise the various apps your phone offers.

Once you’ve got a system in place you’re able to feel the rewards, the satisfaction and gratifying feeling of accomplishing tasks by just marking them complete.

It’s okay to say no

Try to not overcommit yourself, it’s okay to say no.

You only have a certain amount of hours, minutes and even seconds in your day. You have the choice of what you want to fill your day with.

Friends or even family will understand if you need time to catch up or take a break for yourself.


Be selfish. Being selfish can have a negative connotation but sometimes it’s the best thing you can do.

When you already have a busy schedule you need to be selfish to help see how you can appropriately plan your time. By managing your time effectively you can start to prioritise. Here are some time management tips that will help.

It’s important to prioritise certain aspects of your work to help benefit yourself. Simple tasks like taking a break from the screen will help you in the long run.

Understand your limits

If there’s one thing you take from this is that truly don’t push yourself past your limit.

Being exhausted won’t get you any further than where you are. Don’t get me wrong pushing yourself to work harder and smarter is beneficial but burning out isn’t worth it. A busy schedule does come with positives such as success and accomplishment.

Take a moment to revitalize yourself so that in future you can keep succeeding.

If you are swept off your feet then you could benefit from taking time out of the business to work on the business.

We offer a course called Going For Growth designed to help business owners like yourself.