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Yeah, I do not want to get motivated in the morning...So I have started using my cell phone as an alarm clock. My phone allows for voice recordings...I record myself saying "It is a new day get up, get motivated. This is your time to take control of yourself" For me, this works!
Some days I let myself get down, and then I think--Why? I don't like this feeling. So I ask my self what is the one positive thing I can find about today..no matter how small, and I use that. Did I learn something new? Is the sun shining? I have decided that today's choices were poor, therefore I won't do them again? And if all else fails, I remember that tomorrow is on it's way, and gives me full permission to restart and look up!
Every appointment, every task gets entered into my blackberry. Not only do I get reminders, I can see my day or week at a glance. I put tasks that I want to get completed-such has cleaning a particular room in the house, or block time to pay bills, etc. Birthdays, anniversaries, etc, right at my finger tips.
I did a few little things around the office--moved the printer into another room, moved the fax machine farther away. Instead of the staff bringing me my paper work I get up and get it as soon as I print. I also stopped using the intercom. If I want to speak with someone, I get up a go to their office. It made some of the staff nervous having the boss come in all the time, but it has added 1500 steps to my day, on a slow day! I also use a head set and walk back and forth during conference calls.
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