I’ve been incredibly busy recently. So busy, in fact, that I’ve forgotten to do almost everything I usually make a point of doing regularly. And then I read this quote:
“Don’t say you don’t have enough time. You have exactly the same number of hours per day that were given to Helen Keller, Pasteur, Michaelangelo, Mother Teresa, Leonardo da Vinci, Thomas Jefferson, and Albert Einstein.” Life’s Little Instruction Book
I’ve made a few decisions, cut a few things out of my schedule, and am trying to focus on what I’m doing more, rather than letting my mind wander off. It really does create more time. Having done this, I realised that I’d lost sight of my global awareness. So I hatched a plan… And it has to do with cups.
For each cup (or bottle, mug etc.) of drink I have when I’m not at home, I will donate twenty cents to charity. For a year, I will collect change, seeing what the results are. I’m not going to try to drink out less, but I’m going to check what I’m drinking more (too sugary? not organic/fairtrade?). Not only will I feel a little better about helping everyone out, it doesn’t take any time so I will have more time for helping more people out with other things (saving the world? I’m on it!).