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My Favorite Strategies For Personal Management

It's February break.

I am well-rested (in the moment).

Grad school auditions are done.

The house is clean.

I probably sound like I'm a forty-something work-a-holic raising three plus kids...

But tackling all of this is a ton of work!

There's a lot that goes into the attempt to live my best life, so without further ado, let's jump right into my core tips & tricks on how to stay afloat managing one's self.


1. Invest in a tangible planner


1. Using pencil is key for your schedule... As a freelancer, plans are always subject to change!

2. In the planner I own, there are pages distinctively for listing out morning / afternoon / evening plans in a weekly layout. Instead, I try to keep it even more simple by adding everything I have to do - detail by detail - to the monthly outlook section.

3. By going about things this way, there is a physically limited amount of space... (1.5"x1.5"), allowing for me to not wind up overloading my schedule...

4. Over-booking may lead to your energy levels crashing & burning. As a freelancer, you don't want that and you also can't afford that.

5. Having small gaps in my schedule between all gigs allow for me to occasionally sneak a nap in. Keeping rested lead