Some days my download folder looks like this (especially after a BIG sale at my favorite designer's store):
However, just because I slide doesn’t mean I don’t have a way back to organized. Staying organized is a little like laundry. Just because you finish doesn't mean there won't be more piling up tomorrow.
We live in the digital age. There’s always going to be something else to download - photos from friends, inspiration, freebies, new kits and programs. And that’s just my download folder - how about yours?
I have a lot of tools in my tool box that I use to get things back on track and I share them more in depth in my classes and newsletter. Today I’m going to share a sampling of one of my favorites. It’s called
Here are the basic guidelines:
- Set aside 20 minutes
- Close your internet browser (unless required for your task - in that case stay locked to one page).
- Shut down your email.
- Turn off your phone.
- Shut down all social network applications.
Work toward your goal. It may feel like you don’t accomplish much, but over time these little things add up and before you know it, you’ve built your own personal haystack one bale at a time.
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