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Busy..Busy..Busy


Wednesday, February 20, 2013



I do believe "Busy" is the banner of our time, like a competitive sport-there is a subtle pride telling of just how busy we are....



....but my question is "Busy doing what?" I know we all have lots to do-families to care for-jobs to go to-the list is long ,and we sometime try to be the Super-Being who can do it all.





Here are some ideas to better manage our allotted 24 hours... ( I'll post them here to save you time-lol)

Manage Yourself in No Time
Tips to Fit More Into Your Day
-- By Rebecca Pratt, Staff Writer

www.sparkpeople.com/reso
urce/motivation_articles.a
sp?id=355


1-Time management-
Experts stress that before you can make needed changes in the way you manage time, you need to look at how you spend your time now.




2.Personalize your to-do list~
Some people thrive using a daily to-do list, which they construct either at the end of the previous day or first thing the next morning. Some people combine a to-do list with a calendar or schedule. Others prefer a "running" to-do list that is continually being updated. Or, you may prefer a combination of both, whatever method works best for you



3.Don't waste time
I have to work on this one...



4.Multi-task when possible.



5.Don’t be a perfectionist.

Set yourself up for success by lowering your expectations- Everything doesn't have to be "Martha Stewart" picture perfect.



6.Learn to say ‘No'
Focus on the goals that are important to you— like incorporating a fitness routine into your life— saying no to the unimportant gets easier. It may even just be a matter of timing— as in saying, ‘Not now.’





Thanks for taking time to stop by & remember...





and for those of you who have been buried in snow...





**Google Images**


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Member Comments About This Blog Post:
SHARON10002 3/7/2013 11:49PM

    Got to send the baby in the sink to my son and DIL! emoticon
Good one of Wonder Woman! Love It!
Feel like I've been on the treadmill all week in more ways than one! emoticon

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JOSIE2013 2/27/2013 2:45AM

    This sums up my past few weeks perfectly. I kept up with my exercise, but started to let my healthy eating slip. I really need to wake up and prioritize my life. Love all the pics, but the classics are still my favorite. Love Garfield!!

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KELTIC-CARA 2/26/2013 12:23AM

    Another great blog, thanks for the hints

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DEECANDOITAGAIN 2/23/2013 8:19PM

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JUMPINJULIE 2/22/2013 10:35PM

    Great ideas.

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LINDA! 2/22/2013 12:19PM

    Great blog.

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MEEMAH2013 2/22/2013 9:56AM

    That was awesome! I wish wasn't so computer illiterate! I would love to do these blogs! I am going to make time to try and figure it out! Thanks!

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LAURELSPARK 2/21/2013 8:07PM

   
I love doing the things that I want to do......it's my mantra!

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MADAMES 2/21/2013 5:44PM

    I love this! I too am often guilty staying busy doing things that I don't need to do so that I don't have time to do the things I should be doing!
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JANEMARIE77 2/21/2013 9:47AM

    love it wonder woman cracked me up IF we find it important we find time if not we find an excuse. so true because each persons busy is different. there are people in this world who read the paper everyday, emoticon know what time their fav tv show is on, emoticon check on hundreds of friends on social med and so on emoticon me I'm way to busy for all that lol emoticon

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EVER-HOPEFUL 2/21/2013 7:04AM

    i haven´t the time to answer this but i am MAKING the time.thanks for shareing love emoticon and yes we have the snow,lol

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JANIEWWJD 2/20/2013 11:09PM

    Thanks, our time is very important!!!! We need to make wise use of it!!!
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GABIBEAR 2/20/2013 11:02PM

    Thanks Sami, that was GREAT!

Gabi
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MSLZZY 2/20/2013 9:41PM

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GLAMNGLOWDIVA 2/20/2013 8:11PM

    Tons of great stuff here to help us all out. Now it's just doing them that's the problem, lol! emoticon

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2HAMSDIET 2/20/2013 7:35PM

    Why is it that busy people are the people that get called to do things as they get them done? Maybe they learned the secret of your blog. emoticon

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OJ_2_OK 2/20/2013 6:37PM

    Love this!

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MPETERSON2311 2/20/2013 6:20PM

    emoticon I love the snow picture.

Thanks for another lovely image filled, wise words from Sami blog.

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PHOENIX1949 2/20/2013 2:58PM

    emoticon #3 has me pegged & I realize it is due to #5. emoticon

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-WRKNG2ABTTRME- 2/20/2013 12:17PM

    Thanks for posting this. Very helpful info.

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SHRINKINGSHERI 2/20/2013 11:59AM

    I make a new list everyday....anything that doesn't get done goes to the next day...if it makes it 3 days, it just gets crossed off...it wasn't important enough to worry about.

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JESSICABOOTY 2/20/2013 11:40AM

    We've all been there. The list keeps growing. They say if you want something done give it to a busy person since they are already fired up and gung ho!!! emoticon

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CRYSTLE4HIMTX12 2/20/2013 11:27AM

    Love it!

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MORTICIAADDAMS 2/20/2013 11:01AM

    I want to be unbusy. I can say not but need to manage my time better, make lists, and drop the perfection goal.

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SKINNYPOWELL1 2/20/2013 10:19AM

    Love the baby in the sink with the dishes and of course the wonder woman. It's all about priorities, what's important. I have really had to manage my time wisely as I am spending 6-10 hours a week with my running shoes.

I am never too busy to drop what I am doing to devote time for my BFF's.
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PURPLESPEDCOW 2/20/2013 10:11AM

    emoticon it made me tired just reading it!

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1CRAZYDOG 2/20/2013 10:10AM

    Multi-tasking . . . don't know where I'd be without it! LOL HUGS

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BARBARAROSE54 2/20/2013 10:04AM

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