I drive differently on 1/4 tank of gas. I consider spending differently when my bank account is running low. I act differently on fewer hours of sleep. I perform differently when a deadline is looming. When I’m in survival mode, creativity goes out the window.
Having reserves in every area of our lives offers us less stress, less worry; the ability to be present with the people that are important to us; the opportunity to live life according to our priorities, using time for what is important rather than what is urgent.
What will it take for you to operate from “reserves” rather than on “empty”?