People always ask me how I get so many things done in a day or week. One of the keys to accomplishing goals is to have set routines. Now I know routines have gotten a bad rap!! Routines are boring, uninspiring and go against a free-spirited nature.
But establishing routines allow me the freedom to accomplish other things in a day rather than chasing your tail all day long. You know the type of day I am talking about… waking up late, no breakfast, trying to iron an outfit, chasing kids around to get out the door, car has no gas, no lunch prepared, and finally, finishing work and driving through a fast food restaurant for dinner.
One of my favorite routines is to clean my bedroom on Saturday morning. First, I sleep as late as possible, until 7:30… Horrors!!! After feeding the boys, I dust and Windex the bedroom in my pj’s, picking up any miscellaneous items that may have worked their way into my room during the week. I read all the unread papers for the week, eat breakfast in bed, clean the bathroom, lay out some clothes for church and finally, change the sheets and re-make the bed. I vacuum almost every day so I do not need to perform that chore.
I am finished in about two hours but honestly I love this time on Saturday morning. It is delicious!!! Absolutely delicious!!!!
Do you have any routines? If so, what are they? If not, don't worry, we are going to make some new routines in the next few weeks to create order in your life!!!