Do you really make the most of each day?
Do you really make each day count?
You may have noticed that I’ve been taking part in a weekly blog prompt through Denyse Whelan Blogs. This week the topic was ‘Daylight Saving is Over’. Now we don’t have daylight saving where I live but the prompt made me think about how we use our time.
Daylight saving means changing our clocks to provide an extra hour of daylight. Psychologically this gives us the feeling that we have more time in our day – especially to enjoy the outdoors.
Now I love extending daylight hours but is it really essential to the productivity of our day?
We all have the same number of hours in each day and yet some complain there are not enough hours to do all they need to do. Why is that?
Sometimes we make life too complicated. This year, my word is ‘Simplify’ and by simplifying our lives we can have more time to enjoy each day.
I recently read an article ‘The Antidote to Busyness: Protect What Matters’ by Michele at Life Redesign 101. It was about how much easier it is to prioritize when you look at it from the point of view of ‘protecting what matters’. Finding ways in your day to protect what matters by
Doubling the time you spend on things that matter most, even at the expense of something else.
3 easy ways to get more out of each day
Think about what is most important to you and your family and work back from there. Saying ‘I’m too busy’ just doesn’t cut it really.
Do something you love each day
Make time for fun and enjoyment in each day. Some people say they are ‘so busy’ they have no time to enjoy life. Your life isn’t just about work but should be balanced with enjoying and enriching your life.
If you work or have a family, take time to plan your week. Make one day per week to prep your meals to save time during the week.
Schedule in exercise, date nights, family outings. Give them the same priority as you would a business meeting.
What can you change to make your day more productive and fulfilling?
Let’s Keep Sizzling!