September 25, 2023

2 weeks in the past I wrote about how I used to be trying to construction my work day with the children at residence, while in India.

I shared my ‘deliberate’ coping mechanics that may allow me to execute my work-from-home plan, however fact is, my techniques didn’t final lengthy.

Ever since we’ve come again to Dubai, I get stuff executed, however not effectively.

Between constructing my very own work, being a driver, desirous to spend time with my youngsters in summer time, errands and paperwork, desirous to train, meet up with shut associates, get a while with my husband — any kind of “construction” I had in my thoughts has turn into non-existent, leaving me feeling scattered and never really current in something.

Though I’ve been feeling ‘busy’ and ‘working’ on a regular basis, the needle hasn’t been shifting ahead like I’d prefer it to, and I’m ending up coming again to my pc in any respect odd hours.

How am I not in a position to plan my day higher!?

After an excellent cry and chat with my husband, who rightly mentioned to me, ‘if you wish to get your work executed, it’s good to deal with it like a job and be disciplined about it. Would you go for a meet up with a buddy or hair reduce in the midst of the day if you had a job?’.

No, I wouldn’t.

So, as I uncover my very own construction on this new section of ‘time freedom’ that I’ve, right here is my present manner ahead:

  • Non-negotiable blocked work time: Each morning 9-2pm whereas the children are out is my work time. It’s once I have to get the majority of my work executed; prioritizing the initiatives which can be at present paying. Left over time is for the non-public initiatives I’m constructing. Cellphone is on silent. No messages or calls to be taken.

  • Conferences / calls solely within the afternoons: I’m holding 2 days per week within the afternoons once I schedule work calls or conferences.

  • Engagement and emails: Afternoons once I don’t have any calls are for private undertaking emails and social media engagement (linkedin / twitter / instagram). I’m limiting this to 1 x hour.

  • Development and studying: That is additionally scheduled for the afternoons. If I end my ‘work’ within the mornings earlier than 2, the remainder of the time is progress and studying.

I’m taking part in with Clockify and Pomofocus to time my work and assist me give attention to getting duties executed.

The instruments ought to assist me hold observe of how a lot time I’m spending on what duties, and eradicate procrastination as I’m on a clock. Let’s see if it really works.

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That’s all for this week. We journey to Scotland the approaching weekend, so my subsequent letter might be from there!

Have an ideal one.

Abha x

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