5 Tips On Being More Productive

Something we are hearing a lot right now is that we are just so overwhelmed. It seems impossible to combine work with kiddos, with hobbies that serve us, with cooking dinner, with getting sleep sometimes, with picking whatever show we're going to watch while folding the laundry. . . if we can even get to the laundry. And then, we remember we didn't call someone back! I mean who is even getting to the laundry when we have to call everyone back?!

Here are some of the tips I've used for making sure you're productive in any circumstance. One of the main tactics is making sure you recognize what you are already getting done. Sometimes the one thing we are doing is breathing in and breathing out. If you've gotten that far, you've got this! If you want to do even more, here are a few ideas that might help.

1. When you are overwhelmed and feel like there is just "too much" to do, write it out.

There was a season in my life when external/environmental circumstances I was dealing with caused me to be in a state of near constant overwhelm. I would find myself sitting at my desk, for hours on end, thinking "it's too much, I have too much to do..."