The activities we engage in every day often than not become routine that we might not see another way of making it better. Well, there are different ways by which we can get more done with less. The beginning of the journey actually starts with you and how you think before we move on to various other ways by which you can make your everyday life easier.
Get rid of distractions
This is a crucial step that you must employ for every activity in which you engage in. Getting rid of distractions isn’t a simple or easy feat. When you have deliverables either at work or in your business, you might also have to deal with other things which prop up during the day. It could be family or friends or even other work-related activities. At this point, you need to prioritize. If that call with that friend can be taken at the end of the day, send a quick message to the effect and make sure you call them back.
Be committed, don’t rely on motivation only
Even when it comes to working out, you have to be committed to that plan of action and not rely on motivation. Motivation is great but when you wake up one morning not feeling up to it, been committed to that cause of action will get you up and about. This also applies to every other area of your life. In your job, you have to be committed to being the best there is, been punctual, reliable, diligent, every single day. This way you will be fulfilled at the end of the day.
Invest in practical accessories
For the ladies, one way of wasting time and getting easily frustrated is when we can’t find something in our purses. So, your hand is rummaging inside your purse searching for that bunch of keys or that memory stick. Well, one way to avoid this is to invest in the best purse organizer insert you can get. This way there is a compartment for each of the numerous things you carry in your purse. It makes for quicker packing when you have to leave the house in the morning as different compartments are available to you for holding the different objects you carry in your purse.
Always use your imagination
This bit of advice is not restricted to only creatives but all people. We are all gifted with a mind that can imagine many things. It is best applied to your everyday life. How can you make your day more creative? How can you apply some creativity to that business proposal? How can you spark up your wardrobe to reflect your creative side? What do you need to add to your house that would make space stand out? These are fun questions that you can ponder on and you can be assured that the answers will make you smile.
Make your everyday life fun
The reason most people are caught in the web of a dreary life which they feel cannot get any better is because they can not see the fun in the process of living. When you drive out or take the train or bus, always keep at open mind to see the funny side of life. There are different funny things to be seen each new day. From the way a man or woman walks to someone who forgot to tuck in their shirt and their drawers are out. These different situations are guaranteed to put a smile on your face and make on an ordinary day look interesting enough for you that you know you can handle whatever comes your way.
Use nail polish on your keys to identify them quicker
This is one neat trick which most people seem not to know. Now, if you have just two keys and the locks are different from each other, that’s great. But when you have more than two keys in addition to similar locks, use different nail polish for faster identification of the keys.
Toothpaste can clean other things asides teeth
Do you have a hazy headlight? No need to worry when you have to rush out in the morning. Get some toothpaste and a piece of cloth. Apply the toothpaste on the headlights and wipe. With a few wiping motions you will have your headlights are good as new and you can be on your way. You do not have to spend a time of money at an auto repair shop to get your headlight sparkling again.
Use a clean dustpan as a pipe to fill a bucket
This might sound weird, but it has really helped. It is so annoying when you want to fill up a bucket, but it is too big to fit into the sink. You just want to pull your hair out. Simple solution, get a clean dustpan, place the wider part under the tap with the handle rested on the edge of the bowl, turn on the tap and place the bucket exactly where the water drops from. Watch it fill up in just a few seconds.
Get rid of thoughts that keep you stagnated
So, you lost that job or that deal, or you missed that flight. These are everyday challenges that come and sometimes more than once. If you keep dwelling on the fails, you would miss the wins. If you keep replaying the things that didn’t work out the way you wanted them to, you wouldn’t have space in your head or time to plan towards making things better. Program your mind to think uplifting thoughts and positivity only. This has a way of translating into reality.
Don’t be too hard on yourself
Give yourself a break. Look in the mirror and give that great person looking back at you a high five. There is just one of you in the whole world. Uniquely designed and awesome, you should keep that in mind every day of your life.