Today and Tomorrow

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Tomorrow would be a great day to start getting up earlier and enacting a morning routine that sets me up on a successful path.

Tomorrow would be a great day to start exercising and eating more healthfully.

Tomorrow would be a great day to start putting things away as I use them and being more mindful when I create clutter.

Tomorrow would be a great day to start spending less time in front of a screen and more time outside.

Tomorrow, tomorrow, tomorrow.  What an amazing place tomorrow is.

Today would be a great day to go grocery shopping and buy a week’s worth of healthy food to cook at home.  

Today would be a great day to lay out my clothes and make my healthy lunch for the next day.

Today would be a great day to sit down with my planner and fill in the exact time I’ll exercise tomorrow.

Today would be a great day to layout my workout clothes and be ready for exercise.

Today would be a great day to wash, dry, and fold one load of laundry.

Today would be a great day to clear off the dining room table and eat with my family away from a screen.

Today is where your tomorrow is born.  

 

Live.Organize.Run.  

How to Organize Your Desktop

Is this your desktop?

too_many_icons_on_desktop_by_456knI think if it is, you’re not alone.  Lots of people, including myself use their desktop as storage.  It’s quick and easy to access but after awhile, looking for a file becomes an eye test. Yes, I use Google Drive and Evernote and even have a Terabyte of external storage but it is just so easy to dump that file quickly on the desktop.  I believe that if your inclination is to put things on your desktop just implement a better system.  Sometimes the system fails and not you.  Yes, you should file everything into your digital brain such as Evernote, but that’s just not always the most efficient way.

One of the best things to do is to organize your desktop into quadrants or columns or rows.  You can create the template in Word using tables.  I then shade the columns different colors to create categories.  I labeled my columns using Preview on Mac but you can do it in word by adding a text box.  I save my work and then set it as my desktop background and wah lah!

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Start dragging those icons and files into the appropriate place.

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It’s pretty simple to keep my work filed in the right location.  When I have time, I often start filing my most recent work into my Google Drive.   It has kept me from the sea of files littered all over my desktop.  If you’d like a free jpeg image of the columns unlabeled, just shoot me an email at Live.Organize.Run.Improve @gmail.com and I’ll send one to you for free.

Happy Organizing!