Time Management Podcast Out, Back to Troy

Hey guys, it's been a minute.

Life has been really busy and I've had to take some adjusting to get back into the swing of things, not going to lie. Moving back to Troy has taken my life from not having a schedule all day to having to allocate every hour of my life towards a purpose if I wanted to accomplish things.

Troy this semester has been really great so far, I've been blessed to hangout and really bond with the Korean exchange students. They not only help me be exposed and practice the language on a daily basis, but are some of the kindest people I talk to here on campus.

It's such a motivator to learn a language too, when you can see yourself using it to connect to people that you otherwise wouldn't have been able to talk to.

It's easy with school and friends to do just that, and there's nothing wrong with that. Just that I want to do more with my time.

So as a reminder to both myself, as well as a useful piece for the podcast, I did a podcast on time management.

You can check out the podcast below, but I first talk about how one needs to know his/her beliefs, values, and goals to first categorize the tasks they are doing based on urgency and importance.

From there, only can one cull the nonurgent/nonimportant tasks and begin to focus on the nonurgent but important and urgent but important tasks.

And once you have the "what" handled, I talk about the "how" of actually doing the tasks. Mental tricks to get over that initial energy barrier, staying focused, all of it.

And like I say in the podcast I will repeat here: find out what works for you. For me, it's waking up at 5am, cold showers, meditation, if I really need to have a productive day that day. For others it may be that 2 am is your most productive hour.

You know yourself best, so figure that out and leverage it to your advantage.

I hope to do another podcast today (8/31/18) on Self Care, and more particularly why we demand better treatment for our friends but don't expect the same for us. Again, it depends on how I manage my day today.