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Try it Today Challenge: Time Management

TRY IT TODAY CHALLENGE


TIME MANAGEMENT, STRESS, ANXIETY AND DEPRESSION

For many people, badly managed time can be a source of great stress to an individual – and also to those around them. Pressure of deadlines is very common in the fast-paced western world. Being asked to complete more work in less time can have a tremendous knock-on effect of potentially longer working hours, jobs left unfinished, family and social commitments suffering, a feeling of inadequacy etc. 

For many people, a reassessment of their time management skills can help enormously to ease stress, pressure and anxiety and put everything in perspective increase performance and improve wellbeing. 


STEPS TO EFFECTIVE TIME MANAGEMENT

Here's some steps you can follow that will help you to use and manage time more effectively, even when you are feeling down, depressed, anxious, stress or panicky: 

* Have clear, measurable goals. The greatest waste of time in our lives is having no idea of what we are supposed to accomplish.
* Develop detailed plans – essential before starting towards an objective.

* Make a list of what you have to do every day – you will be more organised and achieve more.
* Set priorities within the list of tasks.
* Cut out time-wasting activities.
* Learn to drop unimportant activities – say no or delegate.* Concentrate single-mindedly on one thing at a time until it is finished.
* Avoid delaying tasks. If you have something important to do, do it now.
* Make time for yourself and to manage stress.
* To check use and management of time, it is helpful to keep a time diary over at least a week, from working until sleeping, recording what you did. 

If you would like a FREE COPY OF OUR TIME MANAGEMENT RECORDING SHEET, please get in touch with us as follows:

www.glasgowanxietydepression.co.uk
support@glasgowanxietydepression.co.uk


Let us know how you get on with your 'Try it Today Challenge'

Best wishes, Alexandra




 

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