Free Resource: Get Control of Your Life and Schedule
Keys-wallet-phone. It’s our get-out-the-door mantra, and it really works! Here are more systems that, when practiced religiously, keep our days humming along.
Children with attention deficit disorder (ADHD or ADD) thrive when they stick close to daily routines and schedules. This is hardly news, but it might surprise you to learn the same is true for adults with attention deficit.
The fact is, the most organized, on-time people you know all have one thing in common: They do the same tasks in the same order, each and every day. We wouldn’t blame you for mistaking unmovable daily routines for boring tedium — especially if you thrive on the new and the novel.
But the results speak for themselves: Set up reliable routines for the more mundane aspects of your life — getting ready for work, making dinner, getting to bed on time — and you’ll free up important time to enjoy the rest of your life, without feeling guilty about putting off the laundry or oversleeping again. Here’s how to do it.