1. PLAN

Work, activities, appointments, projects, goals, outfits, meals….all of it.

 

  • Planning keeps you on top of things.
  • Eliminates the stress when it’s time to do something.
  • Eliminates losing sleep over thinking about the future.
  • Prepares you for future situation.
  • Allows you to make the best decisions because you are not under pressure.
  • Makes you organized.

 

2. MAKE SCHEDULES & SET DEADLINES

Schedule EVERYTHING. Synchronize your calendars. Create your daily schedule the day before. Set deadlines for all of your tasks.

 

  • Allows you to act without having to think about what you have to do.
  • Allows to focus better on tasks/goals/projects.
  • Motivates you.
  • Gets things done when they need to be done.
  • Makes you productive.
  • Makes you organized.

 

3. WRITE IT DOWN

Your thoughts, something you learned, a tip someone gave you, an appointment, an idea…it’s easy to forget! It can be on your phone, your computer or on paper.

 

  • Writing things down allows you to think more clearly.
  • It declutters your mind.
  • It avoids you forgetting anything.
  • It eliminates the feeling of overwhelm.
  • It makes you organized.

 

4. DO IT NOW

The phone call, putting things away, the payment, the appointment, the chore…don’t think about it, just do it. (Thank you Nike.) Write every little task you do on your to-do list and check it off write away.

 

  • It eliminates the stress of having to do it later.
  • It eliminates chaos & clutter. (Both in your environment and your mind.)
  • Takes things off your plate.
  • It promotes motivation. (Checking things off your to-do list is SO satisfying.)
  • It eliminates the thinking process.
  • It makes you productive.
  • It makes you organized.

 

5. MANAGE YOUR TIME

Be realistic about how much time things take you to accomplish. Plan extra time for tasks/appointments for the unexpected. Make an action plan for every project. Delegate when possible.

 

  • Eliminates the stress of being rushed.
  • Keeps you on schedule.
  • Eliminates tardiness because you already planned for things to take more time.
  • Minimizes interruptions.
  • Makes you productive.
  • Makes you organized.

 

6. ESTABLISH PRIORITIES

Establish your priorities the night before. If it is a project, establish the priorities when planning for it. Do the most important and hardest task first.

 

  • Eliminates time wasters.
  • Keeps you on top of things.
  • Keeps you focused on the right things.
  • Boosts your productivity.
  • Makes you organized.

 

7. MAKE LISTS

Of things to do, buy, fix, wear, schedule, look into, post….for everything. Break down projects into small little tasks.

 

  • Allows you to keep track of things.
  • Eliminates losing sleep over trying to remember everything you have to do and buy.
  • Gives you focus.
  • It makes things seem more accomplishable.
  • Makes you organized.
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