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Secrets To Getting More Done In Less Time

flat lay showing woman working at cluttered desk with text overlay: Episode 8 Getting More Done In Less Time

Feeling like there are never enough hours in the day? Like you’re constantly chasing your tail or barely keeping your head above water? Trust me, you’re not alone. But the good news? There’s a way to change that. In this episode, we’re focusing on the magic mindset: Get more done in less time. Sounds dreamy, right? Stick with me, and we’ll unpack this together.

Imagine a different scenario. One where you’re not just surviving but actually thriving. How? By focusing on what truly matters and letting go of the rest. We delve into practical, actionable strategies for effective prioritization, transforming your long to-do list into a list of ‘to-dos’ that truly align with your life and values.

The magic of this approach is its potential to not only streamline your day but also give you a sense of control. The goal is to equip you with strategies that leave you feeling content, knowing you’ve tackled the tasks that matter most. It’s about getting more satisfaction from your day and feeling less drained. More ‘you’ time, and less ‘to-do’ time.

This episode is all about empowering you to take control of your time and your life so tune in as we journey together from surviving to thriving.

In This Episode:

  1. You’ll discover how to break free from the over-commitment trap and the overwhelm that comes with it, helping you to regain control of your time and your life.
  2. You’ll learn practical strategies for effectively prioritizing your tasks, so you can focus on what truly matters to you and your family, reducing your stress levels and increasing your overall satisfaction with life.
  3. You’ll realize the potential of these strategies to lead to a more balanced and fulfilled life, where you are not just surviving motherhood, but truly thriving, with more time to spend on the things that bring you joy and fulfillment.

Highlights From This Episode:

  • (0:00:00) – Time Management for Moms (5 Minutes)

    Do you ever feel like you’re running a marathon with your to-do list and never quite finishing? In this episode, I help you explore how to prioritize tasks, focus on one thing at a time and how to stop chasing the perfect mom image. Let’s bring some balance to your life, shift from frantic to focused and from overwhelmed to in control.

  • (0:05:17) – Maximizing Productivity Through Prioritization and Delegation (8 Minutes)

    Do you often feel overwhelmed by the endless tasks on your to-do list? I kick off this episode by helping you identify high impact and low impact tasks, and prioritize what matters most. I help you to find balance between taking on all tasks yourself and delegating to others in your family. And I walk you through how my husband + I take on responsibilities by first deciding who is best suited to take on time-consuming tasks like school drop-off and pickup or meal planning + prepping.

  • (0:13:43) – Structured Single-Tasking for Moms (13 Minutes)

    In this section, I talk about the importance of setting up structure in our lives as moms + how to prioritize tasks in order to manage our time more effectively. I discuss the idea that time management is more about managing ourselves than managing time, and how setting up simple systems can help keep our priorities top of mind. I also explore ways to maintain flexibility when unexpected events arise. Finally, I help you to consider how prioritizing tasks can help you communicate more effectively with your family and hold boundaries.

  • (0:26:53) – Busy Moms Manage Time and Tasks (10 Minutes)

    To wrap things up, I discuss how to delegate tasks, outsource when possible, and use automation to free up time and brain power. I also explore how to involve your children in the household by assigning age-appropriate responsibilities + how to practice imperfection and delay low-impact tasks. Lastly, I share on of my favorite resources for creating equity in the home when it comes to getting tasks done.

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Mom life is complex,
but it doesn't have to be complicated.