Outskirts Press - The Power of Three
This book helps people find their life balance number - the combination of tasks that enables them to be productive and yet not overwhelmed...because let's face it...who wants to be grouchy and out of sorts? The Power of Three presents a simple solution that is easy to implement and follow, leaving people with much more time for life's truly important tasks. :)
In today's world, busy adults are compelled to accomplish many feats all at once. Parents and professionals alike juggle tasks and feel pressured to do and achieve even more. This leads to "the crazies" we have all experienced-- exhaustion, panic, weight gain, stress, broken health, and/or lack of peace. If you feel like you've got too much on your plate, The Power of Three can be your escape hatch back to serenity and control.
The Power of Three will help bring harmony and sanity into your life. This simple, straightforward book will enable you to reduce your overload immediately. Inside, you'll find an amazing and intuitive tool that will help you gauge whether you are overcrowding your life with too many tasks.
With the Power of Three, you will begin to reclaim your life from the "time zappers" that keep you from being productive, and you will regain a sense of balance, power, and purpose in your life.
Chapter 5: The SuperPerson Syndrome.
Some people seem to have an unlimited capacity to run and run and run and add on new items and stay bouncy and healthy and fit and upbeat. These people are "SuperPeople" and they are our idols. We look at them and try to emulate them and add on more items to our lives because if someone else can do it, so we should be able to do it, too.
There are two potential answers to answer why people appear to be Supermen and Superwomen:
First: A few individuals may actually have a rare capacity to do many things at once and not suffer. This is a one-in-a-million capacity, however. Generally, even the most skilled and intelligent and talented and efficient of us get over-loaded.
Second (And this is the more likely and rational answer): They're fooling us and they are fooling themselves and they are bringing irreparable harm to their relationships and their lives.
Mother Theresa was able to be “Mother Theresa” because she was only Mother Theresa. Do you think she would have been able to accomplish everything she did if she were also Auntie Theresa pitching in with babysitting, Mommy Theresa helping with homework, or Mrs. Theresa, helping furnish the family home and building a relationship with a husband?
Maybe one person in a million can pull off The SuperPerson Syndrome and still maintain a balanced life.
For the rest of us, we fall somewhere on the bell-shaped curve of life-management. Some people will never be able to handle more than a Life Management Number of 2.5. Others may be able to hover at a 3.5. Somewhere in between these two figures lies the vast majority of the population...