If people didn’t benefit from routine, there would be none.
As human beings we we have an equal need for both certainty as well as variety. Set routines allow us to fulfill both of these simultaneously.
Humans form habits around reliable and repeatable tasks. Having routines in place, provides a reliable plan while allowing you to vary your days.
Where can you develop schedules and routines?
If you find yourself frazzled and scattered much of the time, setting up routines for maintenance tasks and recurring responsibilities in your business may really help you feel more in control.
Your Sanity Assignment
For all the tasks that you are required to repeatedly perform, consider “scheduling” them into a routine. Tasks such as laundry, shopping, cleaning, dishes, and home maintenance are all regularly required to efficiently run a home. Consider “scheduling” time to actually complete each of these tasks on a reasonably cyclical basis.
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Where would one or more routines really help you in your life and business today? What routines are in place for you that you can’t live without? Please share your comments below!