The Challenge with Time Famish and 3 Ways to Cope

In Arianna Huffington’s book, Thrive, she talks about the concept of “time famish”: essentially, it’s the sense that you’re starving for time. Not enough quality time with family, not enough waking hours to get everything done at work, and not enough time to enjoy life.

Ever had that feeling? I know that I have. In fact – sometimes in my life, I feel like there’s so much I want to do any try and experience that I feel a real sadness that there simply isn’t time for everything.

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Caught Between Your Business and Your Day Job?

Ever feel like you have a split personality because you’re straddling the line between your business and your day job? Like you have to be in one mode to be effective in one realm, and a completely different mode to be successful in the other?

Welcome to the club!

Okay, I’ll let you in on my version of this scenario. To be honest, sometimes I get super overwhelmed with trying to to function well in two completely different realms – maybe you can relate.

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Do You Have “Are We There Yet!?” Syndrome?

Do you ever feel like you’re so focused on your ultimate vision, the end goal of all the work you’re doing to move your business forward, that you get frustrated when you look around and you’re not there yet?

I think of this as “Are We There Yet?” Syndrome, and I’m very familiar with it. I’ve had this disease since I was about 9 years old.

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Sometimes this impatience to accomplish and achieve is really helpful! It usually indicates precision, attention to details and deadlines, and a stop-at-nothing attitude toward getting things done.

But “Are We There Yet?” Syndrome also has some major drawbacks.

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