6am: (OK, 6:45am): Bible and Coffee Time
9-11am: Get Ready/Load of Laundry/Housework
11-1pm: Lunch/Time With Kids
1-3pm: Rest/Nap Time
4pm: Dinner Prep
5pm: Dinner At The Table
6pm: Free time
Do you find it hard to set up boundaries in your day? How much access do people have to you? Do people's access to you effect your productivity? Today as I was folding laundry I was thinking about the olden' days. When you lived on a farm in the middle of nowhere with your family and spent your days (I'm guessing) tending to your house, food and family. It was hard work but it was a simpler time.
Yesterday I deactivated my Facebook account (temporarily I think). It was so hard to shut it down. It is something really enjoyable for me but it's a time waster and until I can get my ducks in a row it has to stay off my plate.
Take the phone off the hook. Oh I love this one. In the afternoon, from around 1-3pm my phone is off the hook. I don't silence the ringer I take it off the hook. No phone calls to return by looking at caller ID and no interruptions.
Turn your cell phone off. It's awesome. If you are spending time with family, friends, or just taking time for yourself turn that puppy Off. Feels good. My mom always used to take the phone off the hook during dinner. It told us that our time was important and other people could wait.
Take a staycation. Leave a recording on your voicemail telling people you'll be back May 11th. Do you need some time away from everything? Give yourself the freedom to take a break.
I've got some fun pictures coming your way. Day 2 of having some routine and less time on the computer has yielded some great things in my corner of the world. My house is looking awesome. I dusted a layer of dust that I'd be ashamed to give the amount of, but it is looking and smelling good.
I got Mr. Bugs to move 2 armoire's for me last night with strict instructions from him that this better be there new permanent home. Heh heh heh, I said, Sure, OK Honey, Sounds great.
What about you? What boundaries do you set in place for your days?