Hello there! 💚 I hope you’re having a great day (: I have been wanting to write this post for months.
I don’t know why I didn’t do it before, and I’m also not sure why it has stuck with me for so long. 😂 Regardless, I went ahead and wrote it now so that […]
Lagom: It’s a simple Swedish philosophy on everyday life that means ‘just the right amount’. An idea that we can strike a healthy balance with the world around us without having to make extreme changes, and without denying ourselves anything.
Feel on top of your day with these easy tips to simplify and organize. You’ll be less stressed, enjoy a healthy lifestyle, and get more of your important tasks done each day.
Life does seem overwhelming and confusing at times, isn’t it? There’s no reason you cannot do some organizing to make it simpler!
After all, having too many small things to worry about does take the fun and enjoyment out of life. You have plenty of slack in your life that can be taken out if you know where to look.
Get the maximum out of each day while leaving enough time to relax. Simplify your busy day to enjoy a healthy lifestyle, and smile more, with these strategies:
Make a short list of things to do.
One of the things that wears us out is a super long list of things that probably runs a mile long. It is stuffed with too many things that look intimidating and impossible to finish.
It’s best to write out or make a short list of things that you can actually complete by the end of the day. Prioritize your tasks and you’re halfway there to feeling a lot better by the end of the day!
Create a morning ritual.
A morning ritual is important since it ensures that things get done before you leave the house for work. There’s no room for unnecessary clutter or confusion. Simply follow your morning routine for meditation, fitness, yoga, breakfast or other and you’ll be set for the day.
Control your time.
Too many demands on our time makes the day seem confusing, chaotic and unduly stressful.
A simple day contains relatively few tasks and obligations. Do not feel bad to say a “no” if strapped for time or otherwise. Only agree to something if you genuinely believe that doing it is wise.
Keep off other tasks till after work.
Avoiding stuffing tasks into your daily routine. However, make sure that they’re attended to after work.
Putting off tasks will create unnecessary hassles. Your morning ritual should be the only thing you do before work.
Probably there’s something that’s causing you a good deal of irritation and gives you a lot to complain about. Try fixing it and if you can’t, then don’t let it bother you too much.
You’ll feel better if you complain less. Try it for a month.
Carry a water bottle with you.
Staying hydrated is important, and water is the best thing for you.
You’ll be less tempted to drink something unhealthy when carrying a bottle of water with you. Try the same idea with healthy snacks.
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