I was captivated by its simplicity, its wide-open page spaces, and its daily “HOT” notations that sung out to me, siren-like: you, absent-minded gal that you are, can prioritize! You can!
Because it’s so easy for me to become sidetracked when trying to get things done, I’ve developed a system. (And it works, when I bother to use it.)
One task begets another, and I often get so sidetracked while cleaning that I forget what I was doing in the first place.
What? Whaaaat? I can barely plan for tomorrow and now, suddenly, I have to think about five years down the road?
Our fast-paced daytime lifestyle often bleeds over into the evening hours without our consent or mindful attention. Once you become aware of how you stimulate your body and mind before bed, you can take conscious steps to reduce that behavior.
Virtually all of my work assignments would arrive via email. And perhaps it wouldn’t be so bad if I were only responsible for a firstname.lastname@example.org inbox…but at my peak, I was working a total of six additional inboxes. Yes. SIX ADDITIONAL INBOXES.