With successful personal time management strategies, fitting in your writing will be a breeze.
Welcome to personal time management! If you don't spend any time on your writing, you won't have any writing to speak of, plain and simple. It's not easy to put time and effort into creative projects when all of the non-creative people in the world seem to have a hold of your freedom.
While this section deals with personal time management, it also deals with personal life management. These articles will help you figure out how to create the time and the desire to work on the projects that you are passionate about.
I don't know how my personal time management dropped off so far after college, but by the time I left the blue and white doors of Chapel Hill, it was almost as if I didn't remember how to schedule my life. But maybe I never knew.
In school and with jobs, someone else writes your schedule for you. You have places to be and things to do. But what happens when you are granted freedom to choose all twenty-four hours of your day?
If you are like I was, you completely break down and get nothing done at all. Now, that's not entirely true, I'm being a bit hard on myself, but I knew I was not living up to my potential. A lot of us aren't.
These articles are tips and tricks I've learned over the years to get yourself back on track and to keep you spending your time wisely.
Sometimes it is truly hard to make personal time management a priority. Here is a great concept to help you not only put your life in order but to make great improvements, taught by Dr. Stephen Covey.
About 3 years ago, I had my introduction to the field of personal time management and personal development. I was fortunate enough to stumble upon an article by Steve Pavlina about the 30 Days of Success Plan. Using this method helped me bring a whole world of change to my life. It has my highest recommendation.
A creative person has to make money too. Some of us do this with a nine to five type job and some do it with a part time job. The select few have figured out a way to do it 24 hours a day without having to be at a specific place at a specific time. Now that's some personal time management and money management! Read my commentary on Steve Pavlina's "10 Reasons to Never Get a Job" to see how the smallest percent might be able to live the dream.
There is a lot of negativity in the world right now. It's not just the financial crisis, for it's an epidemic of pessimism that has become the norm with most people, especially the creative ones. There is a great value that can be found in being optimistic that few of us realize. If you try it on for size for a month or two, you may find doors opening up for you all over the place. Even when things suck.
Many of us spend our whole lives trying to accumulate as many financial assets as possible. But what about Mental Assets? Sometimes your ability to be creative trumps your bank account. If stress is your biggest liability, read this article to learn how to deal with stress. If stress and the noise of the world have strained your ability to generate creativity, try some profound silence on for size.
When we have a great idea, sometimes we feel the need to spend all of our time working on it. This can lead to the alienation of our loved ones or at the very least, the neglecting of our chores. Until you have your big break, you must remember that geniuses are people too, and getting organized needs to be a major priority in your life. If you spend too much time getting organized and not enough time making progress on your ideas, learn a little more about stumbling ahead. If you find yourself working from home, these tips can help you to stay productive.
To move on in your personal development path, you need to have the faith that someone out there can help you. Change your trust no one mentality if you want to believe that you can make your life better. A renewed sense of creativity will follow.