Likewise, setting the timer helps accomplish tasks you might normally procrastinate, such paying the bills. Telling yourself you only have to do it for 45 minutes is powerful motivation to get it done. Give yourself minutes each morning to drink a cup of coffee and write down your to-do list. Likewise, take a few minutes at the end of the day to figure out what my plan is for the next day, and perhaps complete a few quick tasks that will make your morning easier, such as picking up clutter, making lunches, or setting out clothes.
Clear and specific goals are essential to managing your time well. Break them down into long-term and short-term goals, the break larger goals into manageable tasks. Refer to your goal list often, or post it in a place you can look at it daily. Not sure how to start? There is something so satisfying about crossing completed items off your list. A daily to-do list helps you stay focused in spite of the billion distractions—kids, phone calls, email, errands, runaway dogs, etc. Try to keep your task list small enough to actually be doable.
For the longest time I was trying to accomplish things around my kids until one day it finally occurred to me to let them help. My youngest daughter loves helping unload the dishwasher, loading the washing machine, wiping the table, and picking up toys.
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My oldest, on the other hand, is a big help with sorting the laundry, hanging clothes, and clipping coupons. And they both love to help me cook. At least some of the time. If you have small children at home, you know how hard it can be to accomplish anything while they are awake. It was amazing how much I could get done during that time! Consider how different your life might be a year from now if you committed to waking up 30 minutes early each day and to spending that 30 minutes working towards your most important long-term goals.
How many of them would you be able to accomplish? Countless studies have shown that almost everyone is more productive first thing in the morning. Use the peace and quiet of the early morning to complete your most important tasks and you will never regret missing that extra hour of sleep. And to be perfectly honest, I love the peace and quiet and alone time I get at that time of day.
I am so productive! This includes television, smart phones, computers, and tablets, or even video games. Combat this temptation by consciously scheduling technology-free times each day, then by physically logging off or shutting down the device. For me, this is the hardest part. Because no one can do it all. It is just not possible. How funny!
I took her to the aquarium earlier today and she wore us both out! I love To-DO list, they really help out so much.
This is such great information to really help! I put my tennis shoes on in the morning a flylady tip and it works wonders on motivation! I love the set your timer idea! We do that with snack time, lunch time so I dont constantly get asked when can I eat. Amen Sista!!! Thanks for the tips. Love It! Thank you! Dear Ruth, I just have to tell you how much I love everything you have on both of your websites.
I had become very interested in trying to save alot of money with coupons like the extreme couponers do. I have just fell in love with all your saving money tips and then all your advice on organization. I think you are a genious. I know you said that there are things that you dont get done, but you are really doing a great job and you have motivated me to get organized, start a stockpile and use coupons to save as much as possible. I really feel inspired. Thank you for sharing your talents and giving the world all the wonderful advice. I have been studying time management for years and have read several books and this is some of the best advice I have ever read.
I think these tips will really help me with my struggle. Great list, love the honesty, gonna buy that book! Weekly goals sound awesome I get lost in my monthly ones and even forget which ones I was focusing on! Your ideas are great!! What you said in the beginning sounds just like me!! Love the timer idea!!! And checklists are my sanity saver.
That and my planner. I would add one more thing. Be organized. Wonderful tips! I hope that what my little boy will remember when he grows up is that not that the house was clean and tidy, his clothes coordinating and ironed and I had a cordon bleu meal on the table every night, but that he had a mummy who spent lots of time with him, having fun. It sort of feels too complex and very huge for me.
Did you actually read her article or quickly scan the topics. It is written in a way that even the most unorganized lazy person would get motivated to change their daily habits. And done with full disclosure when she admits her own faults. Everything is very open with a very clear description of the issues. It was truly informative. Your website is useful. Many thanks for sharing! Heya outstanding website! Does running a blog such as this require a lot of work? Anyway, if you have any suggestions or techniques for new blog owners please share.
I know this is off topic but I just wanted to ask. Thanks a lot! Hey there! Tons of free blogging sites out there, requiring absolutely no programming experience. Hi there, just became alert to your blog through Google, and found that it is really informative. A lot of people will be benefited from your writing. I like the list in the photo. Can you tell me the photo source? Until you have to work all day , or run your own business with staff and subcontractors, , manage budgets and demanding customers in a service based business..
AND have two children, a husband, a household, pets and extra curricular activities for the betterment of yourself, and your family, including volunteering in the community with your children… and having valuable relationships while doing all of this.. And your to do list of organizing cabinets and drawers at 5am. No thanks. I can see that you are a very busy parent, but I believe Ruth was only trying to be friendly and help. But we are all trying to be better parents and better people. I am so excited to read this book!
That is exactly what I have been looking for! I am actually a night owl but since I have a little girl now that does not sleep in I would love to become a morning person. I am seriously struggling with it though!
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Thank you for sharing all of these great tips! I was diagnosed with an auto-immune disease in January of this year and that causes me to deal with fatigue and often side effects of medications. These 6 things can include fixing dinner, packing lunch, doing laundry, grocery shopping.
This allows me to not over exhaust myself due to my condition and it also allows me to feel productive in some way. There are times when one thing will not get done and it gets moved to the next day but I have found this to work really well. Thanks, this is really helpful to me as I have also a similar diagnosis plus my husband is also disabled. I also have an auto-immune disease and I know what it is like to not be able to move off the sofa I have list of things to do that I never seem to get done. Good reminder,Alecia, to reduce the list to most important.
I want to thank you for sharing! I was just diagnosed with an autoimmune disorder last year, and then came down with Mono this summer. Being a single mom of two including a disabled epileptic 18 month old has been very difficult and I just started a new job for the first time in two years at a child care center last month. But the list of 6 is a great idea! Personal compatibility can be as simple as liking one another and as complex as developing a communication style that resonates with both partners. Sometimes in the first minutes of knowing someone this can click or not. I believe we can sense part of what may come with personal compatibility when we first see a person.
In reality, we are all immensely intuitive people and intuition can contribute to our love at first sight experiences. The ever-present, intensely complex world of chemical interaction between people is massively at play in love at first site scenarios.
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Even from a distance we can imperceptibly smell our chemical compatibility with a potential partner and a complex cacophony of scents and pheromones pull us in or repel us instantly. But what about the couples who meet virtually first? Do they get the chemical benefit of love at first sight? Answering that question, at this point in time, is percent conjecture. Sometimes, the chemical becomes the psychic and people receive the same cues at a distance as they do in person.
I have heard some pretty amazing stories of the psychic sense of smell affecting romance and attraction across the miles. The real truth is love, whether at first, second, th sight, is an unstoppable force of nature. Soul connected people magnetize each other at the right times in myriad magnificent ways. Our hearts can be stirred and nourished from within and without, and it is living in true abundance to graciously accept all the beauty that comes our way. See more information on the seminar here. A strong foundation of self-love and empowerment makes for a life that can blissfully bloom in concert with nature and your heart.
This Spring, follow the tips below to get your internal house in order and gently spring clean the old to make room for a new radiant love life. It all starts inside of you! Tend Your Heart. Give your heart the love and caring a master gardener would share with a new garden.
Be honest with yourself about how you are feeling. Does your heart still feel bruised from a breakup? Do you feel lonely? Do you feel full of love for everything you encounter? Or maybe all three? Being aware of yourself fosters an inner environment of honesty and acceptance. You have to give yourself this freedom to be truly aware of who you are. An added bonus is you will be less likely to repress and bury your emotions, and therefore more likely to truthfully represent your needs in a relationship.
This helps create a real and lasting bond. Whether it is with a romantic partner, friend, or family member. Warm Your Soul. What touches your soul in a deep nourishing way? Think of it like the gentle Spring sunshine warming the ground and through this warmth calling forth a seed to sprout and eventually bloom into a gorgeous flower. Maybe it is heart-centered meditation, dance class or time with close friends. It could be getting your hands in the dirt and communing with your herb garden. It may be as simple as believing in yourself.
The choice to warm your deepest soul comes from a knowledge that you are important. You matter. Your soul is precious. Nourish it. Blossom at Your Own Perfect Pace. Honor your own perfect timing. Your body, mind, heart and soul are self-correcting and self-regulating. You are precisely programmed to live your best life. Each moment offers you a choice to live from a place of self-honoring and self-love.
Through that commitment to yourself, you position your heart to share that same level of caring with the rest of the planet to the best of your ability. Step into this now by aligning with your best life using a simple statement. Feel your being reorganize around this principle. You can trust your own inner sense of timing. You will blossom into the love life you desire or any other state you are aiming for by taking conscious action and trusting the timing of your soul aligned life.
The more you choose goodness, love and joy, the more of it you reap each day. You create an endless flow of positivity by making conscious choices and taking conscious action. Especially with your love life, once you have taken the necessary action steps all you can do is trust and have faith in the beautiful perfection of your life.
Let the bounty and beauty of Spring inspire your life to be gently nurtured and bloom forth into bliss this year by choosing to tend your heart, warm your soul, and blossom at your own perfect pace. Skip to content. By Amy Leigh Mercree If you are reading this article, you have access to the Internet and most likely a safe place quiet enough for you to indulge in some reading for entertainment and personal enhancement.
The Universe is governed by Law - one great Law. Its manifestations are multiform, but viewed from the Ultimate there is but one Law. It is called the Law of Attraction. We are familiar with some of its manifestations, but are almost totally ignorant of certain others. Still we are learning a little more every day - the veil is being gradually lifted. We all know that in order to accomplish a certain thing we must concentrate.
It is of the utmost value to learn how to concentrate. To make a success of anything you must be able to concentrate your entire thought upon the idea you are working out. If you will just practice a few concentration exercises each day you will find you will soon develop this wonderful power. Success in life depends very materially upon the possession of the quality of attracting and influencing the people around us.
No matter what other qualities you may possess, you are handicapped by a lack of that subtle force which we are in the habit of calling Personal Magnetism. As a Man Thinketh is a classic in the truest sense: few books have been so widely read, have stood the test of time so well, have had such an impact on generations of readers, and have carried such a simple, profound message: You are what you think.
Og Mandino counted "As a Man Thinketh" among the top ten success books of all time - read it today and put its wisdom to work for you. This book is first and foremost a guide to acquiring wealth. However there is more to life than achieving financial success, and that is why the author also treats the successful life in general. After making the fundamental claim that everyone has the right to be rich, he puts forward his principles for practical action, aimed to "make the most of yourself. It is claimed that many who read or hear this story almost immediately begin to have good fortune so it is worth a few minutes of your time to find out if it works for you.
Students of history find a continuous chain of reference to the mysterious influence of one human mind over that of others. In the earliest records, traditions and legends may be found reference to the general belief that it was possible for an individual to exert some weird uncanny power over the minds of other persons, which would influence the latter for good or evil.
Unconsciously, we are forming habits every moment of our lives. Some are habits of a desirable nature; some are those of a most undesirable nature. Some, though not so bad in themselves, are exceedingly bad in their cumulative effects, and cause us at times much loss, much pain and anguish. Other Helpful Free Items. In , a man sitting quietly in his apartment in Canada experienced a great revelation - it was the secret to living a relaxed, peaceful and happy life What he discovered has become known as The ZPoint Process and is one of the most powerful and easy tools for personal happiness that exists today.
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In fact, they claim that Olympic athlete winners have used it. The software flashes random affirmations faintly on your computer screen as you use it. The idea is that you gradually accept the new thoughts and beliefs at an unconscious level and your life transforms without effort. It all sounded just a bit too good to be true so I bought a copy of the software myself and decided to give it a try Subliminal Power review. The creator of Panic Miracle claims that it provides a permanent cure for anxiety and panic attacks.
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Deeply ingrained subconscious beliefs may be holding you back from what you consciously desire. When your thoughts are in conflict, your results will be inconsistent at best, and failure will tend to win out over success. The Prosperity Consciousness course claims to help you neutralize beliefs that may be preventing you reaching your financial freedom. Prosperity Consciousness review. The creators of Mindzoom claim that the key to increase your mental power, abilities and health is only a step away.
They say Mindzoom can help you achieve anything you want in life from getting rid of bad habits to improving your social skills to increasing your business achievements. Like other programs of this kind, this software works by flashing subliminal messages on your computer screen while you are working.
Your subconscious mind receives these positive affirmations and brings about the required changes in your life. Mindzoom review. The Release Technique is a method designed to rid you of negative feelings and emotions and help you achieve peace, prosperity and happiness. The main difference is the fact that The Release Technique is more results-driven and focused on achieving particular goals.
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The messages, it is claimed, condition your subconscious mind into achieving easy life changes. The makers of this software say that your life will change as soon as you start using it and you will see amazing results. Mindmaster has 30 in-built affirmation topics to tackle various aspects of your life. Mindmaster reviews. Have you been suffering from anxiety and panic attacks a long time? Have you tried therapy and drugs and find that they do not provide a permanent cure? The Linden Method is claimed to be a no drug, no therapy, step-by-step program designed to get rid of your anxiety and panic attacks for good.
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Thoughts Are Things Many years before the current surge of interest in the Law of Attraction, author Prentice Mulford was already writing about it.
And he discussed in detail, for example, how people who talk about suffering eventually bring suffering to themselves in some form While there are many who are now familiar with these metaphysical ideas, Mulford discusses many thought-power topics that are less widely known, even today. Learn While You Sleep Can you actually learn while you lie fast asleep in your bed? Now is the time to take hold of your life Your bad habits won't go away by themselves if you don't do something about them.
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