Organizing, Time Management Tips
Organizing, time management tips should include time for actions that easily fit into your daily, weekly and monthly schedule. These actions, or small gestures, require vry little time and have BIG benefits to you and others. Time management is:
- Learned behavior.
- A set of functional skills.
- Practiced routines that becomes a habits.
29 ways to be generous with your time
Organizing, time management tips include ways to fit generosity into your routines that are useful for improving self esteem, building positive relationships, and being a good role model for others. For instance, next time you go grocery shopping don’t forget to pick up some dark chocolate. Since you are likely to shop for groceries at least once a week or more, adding this particular item will only take an additional 2-3 minutes. You can manage 2-3 extra minutes at least once a month so that you can use today’s organizing, time management tip which is to leave a piece of chocolate on your partner’s pillow. Why would your San Diego Professional Organizer and Time Management Coach include this tip? Read this article: Some of the benefits of dark chocolate.
Organizing, time management tips and chocolate are perfect partners! First, there is the benefit of taking the time to do something kind for someone you care about. Then there are the benefits to one’s health as the previously mentioned article highlights. As a final note I am compelled to give those of you a way to use the tip if you don’t have a partner or significant other to use this with. Organizing, time management tips are for self nurturing, too. That means that if you are like me and live along, you can leave a piece of chocolate on your pillow! How sweet that you can take the time to indulge yourself.
July 11, 2013Summer is a great time to catch up with all of those tasks you said you would get to, right? Emergency and disaster preparedness obviously has to be organized before an actual event. Being prepared means protecting yourself from theft, including your identity. Here is an article with tips from the IRS that you will ... Read more
July 11, 2013Whether you are traveling, or preparing your household or business for an emergency, knowing what to keep and for how long is critical. Once you have this information you can decide whether it can be kept in hard copy and/or scanned. Talk with your accountant and attorney about specific financial and legal requirements. Here is ... Read more
July 3, 2013It’s not about living in fear, it’s about thinking ahead and using that opportunity. Here’s a great article for family organizing: http://www.webmd.com/parenting/features/what-emergency-supplies-keep-in-car Read more
July 2, 2013What types of natural disasters might you encounter in the area that you are living? Do you have a plan of action in the event that one occurs? Do you have the supplies that you might need at home and in your vehicle? There a number of online resources that can provide you with helpful checklists ... Read more
July 1, 2013Do you think that summer organizing is limited to cleaning out the garage? Well it’s also the best time to focus on disaster preparedness. No matter where you live you are going to want to use a checklist to ensure that you’ve addressed a variety of: types of disasters important documents and records valuables, including sentimental possessions. Here are ... Read more
June 24, 2013I was so pleased when 1 of my followers on Facebook contacted me and shared this: “Hi There! We are going to London and Paris in a few months for 12 days. Thank you for your tip about packing cubes. I first went online and watched the packing video Container store had on them and then ... Read more
June 20, 2013There are benefits to planning your stay-cation, right? Save money, save gas, you don’t have to pack much, and you exercise your creative muscles! Still, it requires some organizing and planning. So let’s think in categories: OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES: Plan something you can do with the family and friends! Visit your local Chamber of Commerce or AAA and ... Read more
June 14, 2013We all want to feel a sense of accomplishment. Here are 3 things to guarantee your success: Be realistic Prioritize Recruit help BE REALISTIC: That means that you want to consider balancing your list with other aspects of your life (family, work, vacation); you don’t want to spend all weekend working on these projects, or do you? Be realistic ... Read more
June 12, 2013When you consider the amount of time it takes to organize and plan for a garage sale, is it worth it? Will you have enough people to help you on that day(s)? Are you ready for people to haggle over already deeply discounted prices? Here are some alternatives you might want to consider first: Take items ... Read more
June 10, 2013Create an end of school year ritual and purge the backpack. No matter what the student’s age you can get him or her involved as well. Have the student take everything out and place it on a cleared surface. Have him/her identify what can be discarded or recycled. Help him/her identify what can be donated to an organization ... Read more