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There are a few ways to manage your time. In today's world, everyone is busy, but it's possible to manage stress.
Here are a few concepts that may be helpful to understand as you strive to manage stress while juggling a busy schedule.
Parkinson's law. Work expands to fill the allotted time. For example, if you have two hours to make a cake, build a birdhouse or update some financial data, it will take you two hours to complete that task.
So, set time limits to get something done. And you'll be more likely to finish that task in the amount of time you set aside.
Consider putting time limits on your activities. During that time, avoid interruptions. Stop when the time runs out. It may help you conserve time and energy and reduce stress.
Edward T. Creagan, M.D.
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