If you struggle with "getting everything done" on the daily…
...first, bump the book "Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less" by Greg McKeown up on your reading list (it's great as an audiobook as well!)
But today I want to give you some immediate tools to help make your life feel a little less like a nonstop hamster wheel and a little more PROactive.
If you're constantly feeling behind on life, how effective will nutrition and lifestyle habits be? How motivated will you be to add YET another thing to your life?
Step-by-step guide to creating a more effective daily schedule
1. Dump your day
2. Anchor your day
Choosing morning and evening anchors is the first step to creating order and becoming proactive creators of our lifestyle.
3. Identify your blocks
Organize daily tasks into overarching categories - then you'll block your time off for those categories. This results in less energy wasted switching tasks and helps you get more done by using the same kind of brain power.
Example daily block categories:
Example work block categories:
4. Experiment and PRACTICE
"The hardest part of any important tasks is getting started on it in the first place. Once you actually begin work on a valuable task, you seem to be naturally motivated to continue."
- Brain Tracy, Author of: Eat That Frog! 21 Great Ways to Stop Procrastinating & Get More Done In Less Time
I would LOVE to hear what productivity and time management tips you guys have found most effective over time. I'm always down to experiment with a new one!