When we simplify our lives we are free to spend more of our time doing the things we love and being with the people we love and less time dealing with day-to-day details. Below are three easy ways to simplify your email, postal mail and meals.
You may agree that when you are organized you feel free and have more time to spend pursuing the things you love. In addition to feeling free you will be less likely to consume more resources than necessary when your home and life are organized. For example, on a small scale:
Triple the recipe when making dinner. For example, when making lasagna make three pans and freeze two of them. After a week of tripling your recipes you will have a full two weeks worth of dinners prepared and frozen. Imagine not having to prepare supper for a full two weeks.
According to the Identity Theft Resource Center, a non-profit organization primarily funded by the Department of Justice, over 10 million people had their identities stolen last year.
How we spend our time determines the quality of our life. Over the course of each workweek, over 80% of us waste 10-15 hours on unnecessary interruptions, procrastination, and clutter. Consider how much more money you could make if you were productive during those 10-15 hours. Or consider how much more fun you could have if you had an extra 10-15 hours off each week. If you are ready to maximize your workweek, start with these simple eight strategies.
Think about this scenario: An important file is needed from your table immediately. You know you set it someplace, but now when you need it most, you are unable to remember exactly where. The clock is ticking and you are frantically shuffling through files and folders. To make matters worse, your table looks as if an avalanche has swept over it. Is this frustration something you can relate to? How long precisely does it take you to search through your files to find an important document?