• Mental Health,  Organization

    Worry for 15 Minutes or Less a Day

    Don’t stop worrying; intentionally devote time to worrying. I know what you are thinking. It sounds counter-intuitive?! Surely this cannot be helpful, but it can if it is done correctly. Worry-Time Schedule 15 minutes of Worry Time every day. Start by saying, “This time is for my worries, and I will not give attention to these worries outside of this time.” Spend this entire time thinking ONLY about your worries Write them all down (multiple times) At the end of 15 minutes immediately let go of those worries with some deep breaths Return to your regular activities letting all your worries go…

  • Mental Health,  Organization

    How to Organize Your Day in Five Steps

    Follow this method daily (Template Included) I know that the first part of my day can often set the tone for how the rest of the day will progress. So knowing that I have a penchant for ruining things with my overactive self-talk, I have to stop myself and make a plan. The first step for many is to make a list or plan for the day, but I think it takes a bit more to get focused. You need to get your mind right to focus on what is essential to a successful day. Remember, success is only defined by you. So…