Too often things get too complicated and too confusing to sort out – they become part quagmire, part weight of the world on our shoulders, part sleep loss, part stress. When my days or weeks start out this way I’ve found it really helps to spread things out on a table or in a serpentine route on the floor moving from room to room until everything that needs ‘done’ is laid out in sequence of importance. Then triage time – get most urgent/most import things at the front of the line, lesser items spread along in sequence (keep a trash can handy) and the least important at end of the line or trashed.
Then, these simple 10 easy steps follow:
One thing at a time.
Do it, finish it – or at least move it that ‘next step’, or move to the trashcan …
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