With college starting back up, many are already feeling the pressure of assignments, bills, and other commitments piling up. Stress begins to set in, and our thoughts are consumed with “what do I need to do next?” and “what am I forgetting?” Most likely, the idea of achieving work-life balance is in the back of every student’s mind, a far off, unattainable dream.
So how do we reach this dream?
Think about the last time you found yourself in quadrant 1 (Q1) of the Eisenhower Urgency Matrix. As a reminder, this is something that is both urgent and important. Once you have it in mind, trace back the path that brought you there. What caused you to be in Q1? In truth, there are two ways to end up in Q1: by chance or by choice.