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  1. Brown Girls says

    Such valid reminder, thank you. Made me realise I really need prioritise my needs just my own peaceful state of mind
    Would love for you to check out our latest blog and share your thoughts as well. Have a blessed day xXx

  2. Aaliyah says

    Great post! It’s really made me think about how I spend my time, I feel like in either working or blogging which I do love but it is always nice to try to stick to other hobbies. I’m definitely going to try to manage my time better and leave time for just me x

    • eviejayne says

      I’m exactly the same! Lately I’ve dedicated more time away from the screen and it’s felt incredible, thanks for reading! x

  3. batool says

    Such a positive post! Now I will definitely be using this list as a reminder to make time for myself and what I love! Thank you

    • eviejayne says

      Ah so am I. I’m trying to spend more time away from the screen though which has helped a lot in terms of dedicating more time to other hobbies! x

  4. justnatonya says

    BEAUTIFUL point Evie! Yesterday, I turned off the internet and pulled out a book I purchased two years ago and it was so refreshing to take some time to read. Lately, I’ve been doing so much for others I barely make time for myself, which leaves me feeling worn out. Like you suggested, I’m going to make a list of priorities and squeeze some happy time in for me too❤️

    Natonya | https://justnatonya.wordpress.com

    • eviejayne says

      That’s amazing to hear! I hope you manage to dedicate more time to yourself, me-time is so important! Thanks for reading x

      • justnatonya says

        It sure is! Since you’re post, I managed to invest in some expensive skincare which makes me feel extra special for spending a little something extra on myself???

  5. Audrey says

    Yess I’m a big believer of making time for your priorities instead of hoping for the perfect time to pop up! A few months ago I read about an interesting exercise to align your true priorities and your time priorities. The idea is to make a 5-item list of your true priorities, and a 5-item list of your time priorities (what you actually spend most of your time on). If the two lists are misaligned, I think it’s a great wake-up call. There’s no way to dispute it; it’s right there on the lists! Then, you start making changes to get your time priorities closer to your true priorities 🙂 -Audrey | Brunch at Audrey’s

    • eviejayne says

      Oh that sounds like such a useful exercise, I’ll need to give it a go! While I feel like I do spend my time productively, whether or not I’m spending it on my priorities is a different matter. Haha hopefully I’ll find a perfect balance one day!

    • eviejayne says

      I love doing that! I always listen to podcasts while cooking, two of my favourite things combined!

    • eviejayne says

      That’s so great to hear, it’s so important to carve out time for the things you love! Thanks for reading x

  6. Erfan says

    Hello,
    This is a timely article for me. For the last 8 years, I have worked in technology & I have a well-rounded and in-depth skill set. Recently I left that industry and moved into the editing. About four months into that, however, I ended up in a situation where I am creating websites for a group that is involved in marketing for indie authors which is my target market for editing.
    I am working on four websites in fact and they fall within the scope of what you talked about in your experience above. I have always been the type of person you described, and could not be any other way, I would get too bored with life. I could not imagine being the type of person that became content in mediocrity.
    Thanks

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