Archives for the month of: February, 2015

Organized Year // Do All Things With Love
[Part 3 of An Organized Year]

I have found that planning is really the key to making any new routines work. You can have every good intention of doing things but if you don’t plan out the time or have clear goals these good intentions fall apart. Read the rest of this entry »

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Organized Year // Do All Things With Love
[Part 2 of An Organized Year]

As you probably know, multi-tasking is a bit of a misnomer because when you focus on multiple things at once you do them both badly. Well, I think multi-tasking is okay if you are doing two things that take very little brainpower. The following are tasks that I added to my schedule by doing them at the same time as other things:

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Instructions for living a life.
Pay attention.
Be astonished.
Tell about it.

– Mary Oliver

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Organized Year // Do All Things With Love

This year one my goal is to keep our life organized so that we can both focus more of our time and energy on academics and projects. Both Onur and I work full-time and don’t have kids. Still, last year I noticed that we wouldn’t make time to clean or stay organized. After work all either of us wanted to do was just relax. I wanted to come up with some easy planning and organization strategies to help us better utilize our time and to keep a clean house even if we are both tired after work.

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