Organize your thoughts –> Rooms

Sometimes I’m a scatterbrain. My thoughts are all over the place, like this: When thoughts are scattered it’s unproductive, stressful, and there’s no room for more thoughts! But someone taught me a trick once to organize all the thoughts… It’s called compartmentalization. Basically, you divide all your thoughts into similar categories, and put them in Read more about Organize your thoughts –> Rooms[…]

Stop Starting and Start Finishing

I have a bad habit of multi-tasking. While I’m working on 1 project, I come up with 3 ideas for other things. Then I start working on those, leaving the first project forgotten and unfinished. This happens daily, so I slowly collect a bunch of unfinished work and to-do items throughout the week. By the Read more about Stop Starting and Start Finishing[…]

4 quick tips – for when you feel overwhelmed

Here’s a cool message I keep in my notebook and refer back to on days when I feel scattered… “To my sweet Joel… 💕  these are the four things I do when I’m feeling overwhelmed… 💕  I do the next right thing… 💕  I Finish what I start…💕  I Use what I have…💕  And I do what Read more about 4 quick tips – for when you feel overwhelmed[…]

The “Not-To-Do” List

Not-To-Do Lists… After yesterday’s note on being busy vs. productive, a number of people asked questions about the “not-to-do” list. So here’s a bit more information: What is it, exactly? It’s just a list of things *not* to do during that day. For me, it’s usually 3-4 things, and I put them right next to my real to-do Read more about The “Not-To-Do” List[…]