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Time Management for procrastinators and the time-blind alike

Time Management for procrastinators and the time-blind alike.

In order to be successful, we all need to learn and use basic time management skills.

Most of us have a certain amount of “have to do” in our schedules such as the amount of time each of needs to sleep in order to feel rested or the minimum time we need to spend at work.

Once we take those “big block” requirements into consideration, we see how much time we actually have to work with in a day.

It can be very hard for those of us with ADHD, anxiety, autism, and / or procrastination to use our time efficiently. We get caught up in a Netflix series, we get sucked into the internet for hours, we get super involved with a video game we are playing and then all of a sudden all of our time is gone and we have no idea where it went.

 

Time Management and Magical Daily Planners

Whether you purchase and use a book, print a daily to-do list, or you use the calendar and alerts in your smartphone, Daily planners and to-do lists are necessary for your success.

Does the anxiety of not having enough time keep you from doing anything? Then, first, enter all of your “must do’s” just so that you can see how little time they actually take.

Does ADHD keep you surfing Netflix or the internet? Put those activities in first with time limits. The goal here is not take away your fun, but to help you find balance.

 

Weekly Planner Example

Make it your own, but, as you can see, you do have a lot of time 🙂

Sunday

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Saturday

6:00 AM

7:00 AM

8:00 AM

Work

Work

Work

Work

Work

9:00 AM

Brunch

Work

Work

Work

Work

Work

 Grocery shop

10:00 AM

Prep meals for the week

Work

Work

Work

Work

Work

 Pay Bills

11:00 AM

 Hike

Work

Work

Work

Work

Work

12:00 PM

 Hike

Work

Work

Work

Work

Work

1:00 PM

 Netflix

Work

Work

Work

Work

Work

 Laundry

2:00 PM

 Netflix

Work

Work

Work

Work

Work

 Mop Floors

3:00 PM

 Netflix

Work

Work

Work

Work

Work

4:00 PM

Work

Work

Work

Work

Work

5:00 PM

Video Games Errands Video Games Video Games

6:00 PM

 Exercise  Massage  Exercise  Exercise

7:00 PM

 Dinner  Dinner  Dinner  Dinner Dinner

8:00 PM

 Movie

9:00 PM

 Movie

10:00 PM

Sleep

Sleep

Sleep

Sleep

Sleep

Sleep

Sleep

11:00 PM

Sleep

Sleep

Sleep

Sleep

Sleep

Sleep

Sleep

12:00 AM

Sleep

Sleep

Sleep

Sleep

Sleep

Sleep

Sleep

1:00 AM

Sleep

Sleep

Sleep

Sleep

Sleep

Sleep

Sleep

2:00 AM

Sleep

Sleep

Sleep

Sleep

Sleep

Sleep

Sleep

3:00 AM

Sleep

Sleep

Sleep

Sleep

Sleep

Sleep

Sleep

4:00 AM

Sleep

Sleep

Sleep

Sleep

Sleep

Sleep

Sleep

5:00 AM

Sleep

Sleep

Sleep

Sleep

Sleep

Sleep

Sleep

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