Slow thinking allows you to take the time to plan ahead...to be intentional. It’s one of its biggest benefits of being in control of your own life. There are quite a few good reasons to work on planning ahead, and today I’m sharing a couple with you. If this isn’t something you do on a regular basis, I hope this blog post inspires you to get started. If you’re already a planner, good for you. Keep reading. Maybe you’ll pick up a new tip or two.
Planning Ahead Helps You Manage Your Time and Energy
I don’t know about you, but whenever I jump feet first into a new project, I tend to greatly underestimate how much time and energy it will take. By the end of the day, I’m exhausted and disappointed in how little I got done. Except I didn’t do a little. I got a lot done, but I needed to manage my expectations better.
Planning ahead can help you do this. It can also help you make sure that your day includes a mix of hard and easy tasks. You...
As a professional woman or an entrepreneur it can be easy to get bogged down with work. Let’s face it you have meetings, you have clients, and now that most people are home, you also have family duties. It can be extremely difficult to focus on your health and wellness. I completely get it. It can feel defeating when you make those brand new health goals to get that lean, fit body, all to realize that the day is over and you missed yet another day to workout.
Many women in the professional or entrepreneurial field like yourself have a tendency to put their health last because they just cannot seem to find the time in their schedule. This cycle continues for years and then the goals that were originally set are now forgotten. It is as if they have accepted that this is how their life is going to be. The business and/or workload now control their lives.
Now they feel drained and extremely low on energy because their work is their life and the needs of...
Whether you are a stay–at-home mom or a working mom managing your time can be difficult. You are not only taking care of yourself, you are taking care of others. When you do not have good time management you can feel stressed, overwhelmed, and extremely anxious. There is a sense of not feeling balanced and not at peace.
As a mom many people are demanding of your time. If you are married with children then your husband and your children require your time. If you are not married, but have children then children require your time. Add working on top of this, well many people need you. However you need yourself as well. Managing your time is a form of self care so you can visibly see where you can find time for yourself and others.
When you are able to manage your time you can feel clear-headed and feel a sense of accomplishment. Everything you set out to do that day you were able to implement because you planned ahead...