Want to Get More Things Done? Here Are Some Places to Start
But what if you find that you just aren’t getting as much done as you’d like, and are spending a worryingly large portion of your time feeling more or less passive and sedentary?
Here are a few places you can start, when it comes to getting to get more done in your everyday life.
In life, there are all sorts of different goals you might want to achieve, and avenues you might want to explore – and being able to remain active, outgoing, and engaged can be remarkably beneficial in all sorts of different ways.
Organise your home and do some DIY
Starting off your journey to get more things done in general, by organising and working on your home, can be a great idea for several different reasons.
Perhaps first and foremost, organising your home represents a manageable and direct way in which you can start to actively make changes in your life, and alter the environment and circumstances you find yourself in.
Creating a more organised and balanced home environment can also reduce psychological stress and distraction, and make you more centred, which in turn can set the stage to allow you to achieve much more.
Whether you want to start your own home renovation DIY journey by looking up wholesale plumbing tools, or by using Marie Kondo’s method of home decluttering, organising and arranging your home can be a great idea.
Set yourself some meaningful goals for the next six months, and then support them with a habit tracker
It’s difficult to get a lot done – and feel as though you will remain productive, if you don’t really have a clear idea of where you want to go, and what you want to achieve.
There are many different approaches to goal setting out there – with some emphasising goals years into the future. To motivate yourself to be more proactive and get more done, however, it may be a better idea to start by setting yourself some meaningful goals for the next six months, as this is a timeframe that naturally feels more immediate and relatable, and that can inspire you to action.
Once you’ve set yourself those goals, use a habit tracker to help you to take consistent action each day to stay on the path.
Figure out regular practices and activities that help to make you feel connected to something larger
Feeling small, atomised, and isolated naturally tends to fuel a kind of learned helplessness, while also leading to misery and various other negative consequences.
Figuring out regular practices and activities that help to make you feel connected to something larger can give you the burst of optimism, enthusiasm, and motivation you need in order to get significantly more done with your life.
The kind of activities that might help in this regard could range from things like regular time spent in nature, to the adoption of a visualisation or prayer practice, or any number of other things.