Hey all. So it's September, which for a lot of people means going back to college. I know it can be really stressful managing school and work, as well as any other obligations. This post can apply to time management in general. So here's some tips on how to manage time wisely and stay on top of things!
It's easy to get discouraged when something you really want to work out doesn't. Disappointment is a harsh feeling to deal with and it can change our mindsets fairly quickly about a goal or an idea we had. Fear of failure and impatience can also make it hard to stick to a goal but this post is about getting past those negative feelings.
A lot of people struggle with change, whether it's internally or externally. The thought of change can bring discomfort and fear of the unknown. It's even rooted in us that change is bad. For example, "you've changed" has a negative connotation in most cases. We hear it in songs where artists claim they've never changed up or talk down on people who have. We're almost conditioned to think that changing means being "fake."
We can all agree that life is always changing and a lot of it isn't in our control. Wouldn't it make sense that we should also be changing to keep up? If we stay the same, then there's no growth. We are SUPPOSED to change. We are human and the world is so big and filled with experiences and opportunities. All these things contribute to us learning and becoming better people. If you try to avoid change as much as possible, you're avoiding creating a better life for yourself. If you're having a lot of negative experiences due to the way you're doing things, it means you need to change if you want more positive experiences.
As adults, we're always making goals and trying to get more things done. It can get hectic and overwhelming with all our obligations. Luckily, there's an outline when it comes to making smart goals and staying consistent with them:
As an adult and with our current state of the economy, I find a lot of us are working paycheck to paycheck and struggling to afford things. A lot of us barely have any money leftover after expenses so it's hard to even have a savings of some sort. Here are some ways I've managed to save money that could help you too: