Even if you’re an organized woman, you may not feel like doing as much when summer rolls around. So how do we do what’s necessary and have some time for fun in our day? Well, most of us are extremely organized– right? Yet, if you need some help in this area, here are some useful tips from those who know the ropes.
Last minute frenzy is out of the question
Even if their eyes are closing, they will look at the calendar the night before and plan for the morning (i.e. clothes, meals, etc.). They have an added incentive because of the extra hour of daylight. They use this to their advantage to have everything done before making time to be with their loved ones.
Head on straight
No negative thinking for them – they don’t have time for it. When they catch the first signs of negative mind-talk, they turn it around. “I can’t do this in the next 10 minutes” becomes, “Of course, I can, and here is how I’ll start.”
If kids are involved or they have promised a friend to help with a personal matter, they make sure their important tasks will be covered. If they anticipate a conflict, they will get someone else to take over.
Make sure to be in top gear
Yes, that means keeping themselves in shape—exercise is a must, as is a positive mindset. An early morning call to a support buddy to check in and share what’s on their mind also does wonders for the soul. Their trusted friend reminds them to take an hour out of their day to enjoy this season even in the midst of a hectic day.
Keep important papers within reach
For appointments, they prepare important documents in advance so they don’t have to scurry around in the morning (which only serves to create added anxiety).