How to organize your life.
I have recently come to the conclusion that stress is not stressful if you have a plan. Basically, you are always going to have stressful situations in life and deadlines, but if you are organized and don’t wait for the last possible second to get work down, you avoid the worst part of stress. I have so much going on in my life right now from starting school again, class president duties, homework, student gov. responsibilities, online college classes, applying to colleges and scholarships, work… ok there’s a lot you get it. The point is even with all the stressful things in my life, I don’t feel too overwhelmed by what’s ahead. The key to my feeling is Google Calendar. You must write down dates and deadlines for yourself if you want to avoid stress. When you have an overview of what is to come, you can better prioritize and plan your time. Being organized will prevent you from forgetting a task and allow you to declutter your mind. I always set the due dates one day earlier on my calendar so that I am even more ahead of schedule. I feel accomplished when I check off my tasks too, which motivates me to continue working. If you have an organization or team that shares the same events, you can create a joint calendar and share the information. I recommend using this app for your calendar rather than a paper one so that you always have it available. You are also going to need to sacrifice short term entertainment for long-term success. Make smart choices that will benefit you in the long run. Time management is hard to force, so starting with Google Calender will get you somewhere close. Hope this helps.