3 Simple Ways to Reclaim Your Time (Long Live Maxine Waters)

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Auntie Maxine Waters made this phrase go viral, but the concept? Old as time (get it?). We all have 24 hours in a day – even Beyonce. What you do with this time will set you apart from your peers. When you are intentional with your time, you will see major changes in your life. All of those big dreams that seem impossible will become within reach.

Related post link to why big dreaming leads to failure…

I am currently reading The Productivity Project by Chris Bailey and he says, “It’s what you do with your waking hours… that makes the difference in how productive you are”

Managing your time is not easy when you have others encroaching on your time, energy, and attention. This is why you need a few tips on how to reclaim your time and design your days that get you closer to the life of your dreams.

Reclaim your time and live your best life

Track your time

Do it with an excel spreadsheet, jot it down, or download an app that tracks your phone usage. I was inspired to do a time audit  by Amber over at OhSheWentGlobal. As suspected, I spend HOURS on social media every single day. I decided to redirect that time to reading and ended up finishing a book per day!

Say NO

Your time does not have to be shared. Others do not control your agenda, YOU do! If you’re tired, need time alone, or have other things to attend, learn to say no without the guilt (link to related post: saying no without feeling guilty).

Life is SHORT

People always say this, but I didn’t feel it until recently. I dream of the future and old age, but it’s come to my attention that death finds us all. When we’re young, we are invincible (superman syndrome) until people we know start to get sick or die suddenly.

Related: How Death Inspired Me to Live

Don’t know what to do with all your newfound time? Use it to envision your dream and set intentions for your life. (Or make a habit of reading Grade 21 for inspiration and productivity musings #ShamelessSelfPromo).

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