Find Your Calm

by Camille Campins-Adams

As an entrepreneur and mom of three, I'm not proud to admit that I'm always busy and constantly in a rush.

I think it is in my nature to be in a hurry though – ever since I was little, I’ve been one of those people on a mission to get from point A to point B. My walk is more of a trot and it would be out of character for me to take a casual stroll or go window shopping.

I find it REALLY hard to slowwww down.

I operate as if there isn’t enough time in the day, but always being busy brings me terrible anxiety, if I’m being perfectly honest.

That’s why this week I want you to think about how you are spending your time. Are you constantly busy or in a rush? How does that make you feel?

We are going to explore these feelings in greater detail with the following prompts.

But first... a few words of wisdom from Socrates.

Copy of Journaling Collective Weekly FB Prompts

“Beware the barrenness of a busy life.”

- Socrates

Your Prompts

  • Let’s start the week off hyper focused in order to maximize productivity and limit the need to constantly be busy. What are three big goals you want to accomplish this week? Why are these goals important to you? What would happen if you allowed the interruptions of the modern world to interfere and stop you from accomplishing them?
  • Do you set daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly, or annual goals? How do you determine what goals are important in your life and what do you do to prioritize them? How do you shut off the “noise”?
  • We live in a time where busyness is glorified. But being “busy” all the time is not healthy. Overstimulation is as real for adults as it is for babies and children. We need to create whitespace in our lives for optimal health and performance. Do you have any whitespace in your life currently? If not, how can you work toward creating some? (Think meditation, less work and more sleep, quiet time to reflect, walks in nature.)
  • Do you feel like you are always rushing around, in constant pursuit of the next task on your to-do list? Does being in a rush all the time make you anxious? How would you feel if there was limitless time available to you?
  • Is the lack of time in the day to get #allthethings done, really just an illusion? What can you remove from your schedule (hint: checking your phone 96x a day – that’s the average!) that will add to your overall well-being?
  • Use the weekend of extra days to free journal or catch up if you fall behind. You can also take the weekend off if that feels good to you.

Below you'll find a downloadable PDF for you to enjoy if you prefer to have these all in one place.

That's all for this week. We hope to connect with you in the Facebook group for daily accountability and additional prompts!

About the Author

Camille Campins-Adams

Camille Campins-Adams

I'm a bestselling author and lover of books. I have a master’s degree in creative writing with a focus on nonfiction.

While in grad school, I read and wrote tens of thousands of words per semester and loved every minute of it. 

Oh, and did I mention I did it all with two kids...ages three and under?! I'm truly committed to what I do!

I currently live in Tampa Bay, FL with my husband and three kids.

Learn more about me here.

Connect with me on Instagram here.

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