16-10-2017 12:32 PM
Moving house is crazy days. I was doing much better than previous moves and giving myself a big ole pat on the back until yesterday. Yesterday I was in the junk funk..so many things and so overwhelmed. I have a shitload of other stuff that needs addressing:
Finishing off the final assessment for the year,
Registering at my new DSP Job provider to discuss certificates for a new job I'm keen on...
Visiting my brand new baby neice..
But my mind is just swimming with thoughts of organising this chaos of things in my new home and I haven't managed anything else for days.
I am determined to get back to that positive place I was in just a few days ago.
What to do?
I like order and need my home to be comfy, organised, clutter free and fully functioning but those other things I mentioned, especially the study, work stuff are kind of urgent.
Can I do both?
Any tips on becoming a super time manager after years of being just shit at it are most welcome.
16-10-2017 07:00 PM
16-10-2017 07:55 PM
Moving house is super stressful. I have only done it once as an adult and that was enough! Because I don't do change well, I actually took quite a while to move from my old place to my new place. For about a week I alternated between spending the night at my old and my new place (it was a 90 minute drive between them!!!!). On the bright side, it meant that I moved stuff in gradually rather than in one giant go. Thus I wasn't confronted with a bazillion boxes to unpack.
I think the trick is to do it in baby steps. If you only unpack two boxes a day, then this time next week you will have unpacked 14 boxes. How many boxes do you have???
16-10-2017 09:00 PM
It sounds like you have so much going on - finishing off the final assessment of the year; registering at your new DSP job; trying to get in some time to visit your niece; plus moving house - that is a ton!
Moving can be super hectic! It sounds like yesterday was especially hard though. Did you take any steps to care for yourself after feeling overwhelmed yesterday? It is great to hear that you were doing much better than previous moves - it seems that perhaps there has been some progress over time, despite yesteday's stumbling block?
It sounds like you are trying to be super dooper productive and positive - which is great at times, so long as you are taking care of yourself in the meantime. As @Former-Member said lists can be quite helpful; and as @Phoenix_Rising said, taking it step-by-step can be helpful too. Have you already tried something to get back to your productive an positive space?
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