Stylist in Pocket · 8 Secrets To Time Management

8 SECRETS TO TIME MANAGEMENT



Dec

14

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Between pursuing a career, raising a family, and maintaining some level of sanity, there’s no denying that being a woman can be particularly chaotic.

Here's 8 tips to help free up some of your valuable time, so you can spend it doing what you love.

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Lists can bring order to an overwhelming day. There’s no such thing as too organized when it comes to time management.

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Learn to say no! You don’t have to be a superwoman. Decide what is really important to you and your family, and make these things your priority. Try not to feel guilty about saying no to everything else.

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When you are doing one task and it’s getting done by itself, do not just absent-mindedly wait. Instead, occupy that time doing other things.

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Take 10 to 15 minutes a day to tackle a single household chore — emptying trashcans, dusting, or cleaning a bathroom. This will keep the house tidy, without requiring an hour and a half of cleaning each weekend.

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Procrastination is time management’s worst enemy. Take the bull by the horns and knock out the task at hand. Period!

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Start structuring your day before it even starts. This practice gives you more time to think about the task at hand. You get ample time to contemplate on what concerns you most and how to check it off by the end of the day.

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Contrary to popular belief, you don’t have to do everything yourself. Why not put the rest of the family to work with the household chores? Not only will it lighten your load, but it will teach your kids about responsibility.

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This one’s a no-brainer. Why waste hours in traffic or in long queues at the mall when you can get styled for free at the comfort of your own home?