Managing time is easier than you think, that’s why I like to share my organizing and time management tips. Managing time is the best way to save time to be able to be generous with it. Time management is like space organizing, you only have so many waking hours and only so much space. Why fill either with clutter? Always begin by looking at where you can cut out wasted time doing things that you:
- PURGE – Don’t need to do.
- PURGE – Don’t want to do.
- PORTION, STREAMLINE – Don’t need to spend as much time doing.
- PORTION, RE-PRIORITIZE – Don’t need to do as frequently.
- POSTPONE – Don’t need to do immediately.
- PASS IT ON, DELEGATE – Don’t need to do yourself.
Time management tip:
Today’s time management tip is to: Skip wearing makeup for at least 1 day. How much time can you save? In this article: How long does it take women to put on makeup? you can see that many women spend 45-60 minutes a day, or 315-420 minutes a week. That’s 5.25-7 hours a week! What if you skipped just 1 day a week, what would you do instead of spending 45-60 minutes that day? The possibilities are endless. I encourage you to try this tip and start managing time with care and intention.
Managing time | Strategies
Managing time may means changing behavior and forming new habits. It is easier if you start with 1 easy to achieve change at a time so that you can practice it until it becomes more natural. Ask yourself if it is important to you and focus on why it is a priority. We are often motivated to make changes when there is a reward involved. Maybe your reward is feeling less stressed. I hope that another reward is to find more ways to be generous with self care, personal development, and your relationships with family and friends. Happy organizing!
December 3, 2010Great minds think alike, so in this season of giving, share your ideas. Check out more ideas about reducing the holiday overload. It’s never too late to organize. http://www.oprah.com/home/Organize-Holiday-Cards-and-Gift-Shopping Read more
November 30, 2010I am clearly not the only one with ideas for gifts this season. See Martha Beck’s article: http://www.oprah.com/spirit/Affordable-Pleasures and comments on Oprah.com. Read more
November 29, 2010No matter what holiday you celebrate, feeling organized is important. In order to enjoy the holidays you might consider the following: 1. Schedule time to create and write down your budget. 2. Schedule time to make your list of who you want to acknowledge and how (purchase, gift card, personal coupon). 3. Identify priorities based on who needs ... Read more
November 21, 2010It’s clear that everyone can benefit from organizing their space, their stuff, and their time. ‘Tis the season to think about giving more by giving less! Most people have the things that they need, in fact, most people have too many things…things that don’t fit, don’t work anymore, don’t get used or displayed and so ... Read more
November 18, 2010Don’t forget one of the most important things that you can do BEFORE the holidays is to organize the trunk of your car. That’s right, you need space for storage and easy access for groceries, flowers, gifts and so on. It is a waste of physical energy and time to have to keep moving items ... Read more
November 12, 2010With the holidays quickly approaching it’s important to take time and create a place to be stress-reduced. See the 10 helpful hints and ideas in http://www.wholeliving.com/photogallery/stress-free-home Read more
November 6, 2010Professional organizing in San Diego is like a dream come true! The weather is excellent and clients are so friendly. We just open the windows and let the positive energy start to flow through the spaces. When we go through the process of working side by side to decide what goes and what stays the ... Read more
November 4, 2010Imagine an office space free of dangling wires and cables!! Despite all of the wireless innovations our offices are often filled with these unsightly and potentially unsafe items. I love the wonderful little multi-purpose, stick on cable clips from blueLounge! They are unobtrusive and yet, come in the cutest colors. It is an easy way ... Read more
October 2, 2010This room became an inviting and comfortable space within two hours and the newlyweds were very pleased. The futon was moved to another wall and covered with the bride’s favorite throw. The groom’s entertainment items were placed within easy reach and grouped together. Read more
October 2, 2010When you move in getting organized can become overwhelming. The important thing is to prioritize and organize your space based on what you will need to use most immediately, and most often. Read more