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A Secret to Having Restful Nights When You Have a Lot on Your Mind

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A Secret to Having Restful Nights When You Have a Lot on Your Mind

Here is a secret to having restful nights when you have a lot on your Mind. Sometimes you find it difficult to sleep for the simple reason that you have a lot of responsibilities to attend to both at work and at home.

Yes, these responsibilities are overwhelming because they all depend on you contributing a major part of your time in A Secret to Having Restful Nights When You Have a Lot on Your Mindt there nothing moves?

The other part that can be really nerve-racking is when you do not have trustworthy colleagues or workers and so you have to keep checking up on them and ensuring that tasks and responsibilities are done when needed. These two can drive anyone crazy. They contribute to major stress issues and prevent you from having a good sleep.

So my story, at a particular point in my career, in the not too distant past, I wake up really tired and I felt I needed to go back to sleep (Of course, this is normal because I go to bed late). I lie down and try to get some extra sleep. Funnily,  I didn’t find sleep. My mind was busy doing this and doing that. It was later that it dawned on me that the simple reason my mind could not sleep was that I had too many things my mind was thinking about and everything was dependent on me.

Until I had a system in place that run’s without me and can give me feedback on a consistent basis, I will always go to bed with my head full and lie down but never really rest.

So, I had to do the needful by putting a system in place that runs without directly involved.


Now if you are the leading partner in a firm, it’s tough not to worry about the whole world (things kept under your care and sometimes things not under your care). But if you have a simple system in place that runs whether you are there or not there, you will go to bed confidently that things are moving properly.

The truth about this is that we know about it. We sometimes call it systems. Systems help us to create cultures. To ensure that these systems works, we employ tools.

So what the secrets to having a good night’s rest.

1.       Have a system in place, which runs without you.
2.       Get tools to make the system effective for you.


Tools help you get the best out of the systems, make you productive, fulfilled and happy and ultimately prevent the effects of stress on your body.

Food for thought; do you have a system in place at your workplace that run without you checking on every part of it?

If you do, is it effective?

There are so many tools that help you manage your workload effectively. I don’t have all the answers but I know someone who can help you.

If you want to learn about tools that will make your practice smoother and will reduce the worry and concern you go to bed at night with?  Shot us an email here:[email protected]  OR

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