Let’s face it; time pretty much rules our lives. You are probably rushing around as you need to do this and that by a specific time. Also, family, friends, and work commitments can add up, and you might wonder how you can fit them all into your life. You don’t want to leave anybody out, but at the same time, you would like to have some time for yourself. It sounds stressful just reading about it. However, it doesn’t have to be that way. You can use a few tweaks here and there and start managing your time better. Time Management is a valuable skill that you can learn over time to master. Thankfully, successful time management is achievable for everybody and can potentially enrich every area of your life. Read on to find out how it can impact your life.
Do You Want to be a Peacock or a Pigeon?
I don’t have any problems with pigeons, but the peacock would always win if I had to pick between them. It’s confident, loud, proud and isn’t scared to let you know. When you have a handle on your time management, you can walk like a peacock. Nothing will ruffle you; you can strut your stuff, knowing you have your time under control. If some extra work or task gets thrown your way, you can quickly move it into your schedule with no stress.
Be a peacock and take charge of your time!
If you have heard the call of a peacock, it is very distinctive. You can see it in action on the main photo for this article. When I wrote this article, I also remembered that my Dad could make a great sound impression. It’s fair to say it is an art form to be able to make this noise. The strutting confidence of a peacock shows others that you are in charge of your time and always will be. Be like a peacock with your successful time management on display. Own it!
Successful Time Management Lets You Relax Properly
When you are rushing around trying to fit a million things into your 24 hours (yes, that includes sleeping as well), it can get stressful. It is impossible to eliminate all stress, as life has a habit of throwing your curveballs when you least expect them. But when you are successful at managing your time, you can truly appreciate your free time more—those moments when you can sit down, relax and think about nothing. These times might not amount to many, but it’s the quality of them that matters the most.
Moments of relaxation are essential so that you can reset yourself.
If you want to have proper relaxation time, a plan is critical. It doesn’t need to take oodles of your time creating one. Excellent time management always starts with an easy plan that you can follow. Think about making your time management plan part of your night routine. Once you have a plan, the rest happens like clockwork. You can hit that relaxation area of your plan, get your feet up, and sink straight into relaxation mode.
It Is One Of The Best Monitoring Tools Out There
If you are a fan of personal development, it is exciting to monitor how far you have come at different stages in your development. Time management is a fantastic way to keep tabs on your progress and stay motivated at the same time. You can quickly check what you have and haven’t done when you have a time management plan. Then you can proactively adjust your plan as and when required. This versatile plan can help you stay on track and become successful at whatever you want to achieve in your life.
A time management plan allows you to keep a constant eye on your progress.
You don’t need any special qualifications to create a time management plan that works for you. Everybody knows what they need to do each day and can take ownership to allocate the necessary time. The most important thing to do is to make sure you stick to it so you can enjoy the benefits at the end of each day. There is nothing set in stone, so make the plan work for you and you alone. It’s your time management schedule, so make it match your ambitions, capacity and feelings.
You Can Enjoy A Better Quality Of Life
Interestingly it’s not all about performance. In January 2021, research by Brad Aeon, Aida Faber, and Alexandra Panaccio concluded that time management impacts wellbeing and life satisfaction more than performance. Armed with this information, it makes even more sense to introduce time management into your life. Anything that can help you have a healthier and more rewarding life is worth looking into, so you can upgrade your life. We all want to enjoy the best life possible, and managing time can help us do that.
Everybody who knows you will want to try it as well.
Your success in life and organised outlook will become a positive beacon for others. Your colleagues, friends and family could also pick up the time management bug and decide to try it out for themselves. Time management is an excellent personal development tool that can make a difference in all areas of your life and those around you. It’s a total domino effect! Get ready to offer your advice about successful time management and how it has helped you. It is a great gift to share with anybody.
In Conclusion: Successful Time Management Rocks
I hope you put time aside to read this article. If you didn’t, then well done for getting to the end during your busy day. You see, setting time aside to read articles is a thing. You can bookmark articles that pique your interest to read them later. That is precisely what time management is, allocating different parts of your day/night to specific tasks. It can be as easy as you want it to be.
Sure, if you are somebody who likes a bit of spontaneity, you might feel a little restricted at times. But any free spirit can benefit from a time management plan in their lives. Successful time management is so rewarding it is worth giving it a go. Try it for a month and see how your life improves in all areas. The next thing you know, you will be spreading the word yourself. Go time managers, onwards and upwards!
Sally Leslie is a life coach, personal development blogger, and freelance content writer. She is passionate about helping people think differently and grow. She creates content for businesses, entrepreneurs, and startups. She has a degree in PR and a background in business development, customer service, and sales. Lover of plants, freedom, and football!