Planning out your day does seem like a bit of a daunting idea. You probably don't have enough hours in the day as it is without having to take time out to plan out tomorrow or the next day. But your planning and organisation doesn't need to be done with military precision just a few small changes could make a huge difference to your stress levels and happiness throughout the day.
Wake up earlier
As I said it can sometimes feel like there aren't enough hours in the day, so why not make some more by waking up earlier and take that time to plan your day having an extra hour in the morning also means your shower and breakfast can be more relaxed rather than a mad dash.
Know what you want to achieve
Having an idea of what you want to achieve from the day before starting out allows you to prioritise your goals to keep you on track towards that goal. It also helps you to cut out the things less important which may be taking up your time.
Make time to relax
Making time in your day to relax is important not only does it give you a chance to get away from it all but it also means when you get back to it you'll be more focused and more productive. So make sure to pencil in sometime where you aren't working it will help you in the long run.
Make small increments of progress
Having small wins throughout the day can help motivate you and keep you going throughout the day. It also helps when you are working towards a bigger goal, setting smaller goals each day can stop the overwhelming feeling of "too much" work.
Keep a journal/diary
Being able to keep track of what you are planning to do, and what you have done means you can be better organised; more reliable and less stressed. Safe in the knowledge that you haven't forgotten anything important. More than this, if you prioritise well you can focus your time and energy on high value tasks, which will means you can be more productive, and more valuable to your workplace.
We have just what you need to organise your days as our 2018 diary & planner offer has just launched. You can find all the diaries & planners on the offer link below.
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