On this episode of the Bite Size Book Club, we continue reading Big Dreams Daily Joys by Elise Blaha Cripe. Today we are continuing Part Two: Let's Make Room for Joy, and reading pages 44-51.
Topics in this week's episode
- Big Picture scheduling
- Re-evaluating What's in your life
- Building Routine into your to-do list
To try: opt-in Notecards
Last Episode we talked about
list keeping and prioritizing
Today, we're first going to talk about Big Picture scheduling.
-External Demands preset dates
-Negotiated Demands - have to attend, but have some choice of when to schedule
- Internal Demands things you want need to attend, but are flexible on the date/time
This is difficult! Not everything will fit neatly into your schedule
You need to see the time you don't have so that you can see the time you do have.
Reevaluating what is in Your Life.
choosing your actions
opt-in exercise on pg 48 is great
This is important. (re-evaluating)
if you don't do this, other people determine what's important for your life; because we are always gelling filled up w/ randomities.
Building Routine into your to-do list
Almost everything should have a set time.
Pay attention to the flow of your days and weeks. This helps match energy levels to activities
Compartments for tasks can help you feel more focused & provide anchor points in your days/ weeks.
You are building a routine so you can break the routine.