Are you Making your Life HARDER than it Needs to be?

Life can get hard at times. Let’s not make it harder than it needs to be…

Rosa Diaz-Casal
Heart Revolution
Published in
4 min readJun 12, 2024


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I think we’re all a little guilty of putting too much on our ‘to-do’ lists. We live with the pressure to always be busy, always have stuff on our schedule and feeling like we have been super productive.

However, it can be really disheartening and demotivating to see our expectations not meet reality when the end of the day swings by and we’re not even half done with the things on our list.

So, if you’re constantly finding yourself feeling overwhelmed with the number of things you’re not getting to, it might be a good time to sit back and reflect on the things you actually can take off your schedule. The things that you know aren’t actually that important in the grand scheme of things.

Overloading your schedule often leads to burnout.

Perhaps you’re saying “Yes” when you want (or need) to say “No”. This is one I’m still working on myself because it’s easier said than done. We’re taught from such a young age to always be polite, to always say ‘yes’, to go the extra mile, to never simply say ‘no’. This is just not sustainable.

A big part of living a minimalist life is learning to set boundaries and practicing…