Updated: May 6
Recently I have began learning that as I start this author journey I have to become more organized in my thinking and daily tasks if I want to make this a job. I can't work full time or have a normal job due to my disabilities but what I can do is grow and mature into a self-employment mentality. With a normal full time job you have a set schedule of when you have to be at work and get off work. I need to set a schedule for myself for all my daily tasks.
With the help of fellow authors and writers I have began to learn how to bullet journal and plan out my daily life, not just plan my writing times but began to learn how to plan out my whole day. I leave buffer times for the fact that I cannot seem to get up on que and cannot fall asleep on que. This means that the time I have to work during the day differs day to day. I have had to cancel appointments and things I had planned on because of being tired or not getting up in time.
This; however, does not mean I cannot be productive. I just have to adjust and be responsible for keeping myself accountable to take care of things I need to do.
Do you struggle with keeping on track with doing simple tasks? Do you forget to do things you know you have to do, like homework, school or work assignments, chores or household tasks, or even taking care of your own self care tasks like eating or bathing?
I have forgotten to do thing myself and even tried putting events into my phone's calendar to remind me, but that clogs up my phone and it only shows a few items each day. I have to click on the actual day to pull up all the events if I have more than a few on that day. This makes it so i forget what is scheduled and this method didn't quite work for keeping everything planned out.
When things are written down you remember them more as you take the time to write them on paper and there is more room per day that is visible. I have gained the habit of looking at my calendar each day, but when things are not visible I can't remember them by sight.
Are you a busy parent and forget about your children's school or sport activities, maybe you don't have time? It is never that a person has time. Don't get me wrong, I am not saying I know your specific situation; however, how much time do you spend watching TV, out side smoking, reading a book, arguing with a spouse instead of calmly discussing issues, ect? Life's huge stigma about "there never being enough time" is all set in a simple concept of setting priorities.
What is important to you? What is important to you will have your time and money. If you figure out what truly is important to you and set it as a priority in your life and schedule it into your day then it will get done. There is time for you make time for. For example: a fake friend talks to you in their spare time, but a real friend makes the time to speak with you.
No matter how you decide to plan your daily tasks and organize your time for what is important to you, realize that if things are jumbled it will be harder to make them a priority and remember them when time gets tight. There are only 24 hours in a day and there is a ton of things you can do to occupy your time. Just in a job, your life is also the same with time slots. Organization is key to keeping on track.
It is not just about time; but money, and everything else in your life. I doubt your kitchen cupboards are all in disarray where you never know where to find a cup, bowl or spoon. When things are neat and tidy life is much simpler and easier on the mind and soul.
Organize all aspects of your life if you want to have a better life. Simplicity in life and the joy in life is not about your situations but about how you look at life. Life is how you take it and not how the "cards are dealt."
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Depression is something that most people experience at one point or another. During this time of life, life can be hard to live. Some people attempt to hide it from others, while others have trouble coping with life situations and have trouble with everyday tasks such as personal self-care.
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