5 Hacks to Gain More Time in Your Day

Hey there! My name is Courtney. You know the saying, “time is money?” Today, I’m going to show you five hacks that will help you gain more time in your day so you can focus on the things that matter most.

HACK 1. Assess what’s zapping your energy and time

In our modern world, it’s all too easy to get caught up in the constant hustle and bustle. We go from activity to activity, trying our hardest to always stay busy and productive. It’s essential to take a step back and reflect on what activities are taking up the most of our energy and time. To maximize productivity, it’s important to identify which tasks are necessary and which are simply taking up our time and prioritize them accordingly. This could mean limiting social media distractions, setting specific goals and deadlines, creating set working hours, or simply learning to say no to more commitments. If we eliminate the activities that aren’t adding value to our lives, we open ourselves up more time to focus on the things that are really important.

HACK 2. Learn where you can buy more time by creating a budget

Crafting a budget is one of the most effective ways to help you gain more time in your day. Not only does it allow you to better understand where and how you’re spending your money, but it also gives you insight into how much latitude or flexibility you have with your finances that can be used to buy yourself more time. Taking time to create a budget is a great way to keep yourself motivated and find more resources to buy your time freeing you up to do the things that matter the  most to you.

HACK 3. Plan your day the night before

Planning your day the night before can be a great way to stay organized and feel in control of your day. By taking a few minutes to jot down upcoming tasks, you’ll have a clear understanding of what needs to be done and the order that it needs to get done. Knowing exactly what you need to accomplish will allow you to focus on one task at a time and help maximize productivity while eliminating wasted time. Plus, starting the day with your list already in place means more time to do other things that make you happy!

HACK 4. Prioritize your time – focus on the most important tasks first

Prioritizing your time in hack number three can be an overwhelming task, but it’s crucial if you want to make the most of your day. Often, we focus on the easiest tasks first instead of tackling the most important ones. By focusing on the necessities and the tasks that move your progress forward first and foremost, you ensure that nothing gets in the way of completing your top priorities. Remember, if there’s one thing that matters above all else when it comes to finding more time in your day, it’s prioritizing!

HACK 5. Take time to move your body every day

Taking time to move your body every day doesn’t just keep you fit, it also helps your mind stay fresh and engaged. When you take a few minutes to move, stretch, or even take a short walk outside, it really helps get the creative juices flowing. Not to mention it’s great for relieving stress! Even if it seems impossible to fit even 10 minutes of body movement into your day, those 10 minutes will truly benefit your body, soul, and outlook on the world. So remember to make body movement part of your routine – it’ll help the body and the mind move in the right direction.

If you’re like most people, you’re always looking for ways to save time. These five hacks will help you regain control of your day so you can focus on the things that matter most. By taking the time to assess what’s zapping your energy, get control of your budget, plan your time, prioritize, and move your body, you can make the most of every day. So try these tips and see how they work for you. And if you want more help getting control of your time and budget, BOOK a free Q&A call with me to find out how financial coaching can help you reclaim control of your life.

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