I Keep A Weekly To-Do List. I make a new to-do list every Sunday night on a large memo pad. This list is for the whole week. I write long-term things I want to get done, short-term, and anything that must get done on or by a certain day, I date. I also box off a little section at the bottom for things I will need to buy that week at the grocery or things I need my parents to send to me. I like it because the long-term things can just roll over to next week’s list. (Like make a media kit…that’s been on there for months!).
I Listen To Coffitivity. When I need to buckle down and write, say a paper for school or a lengthy blog post, I turn on Coffitivity. It actually really helps! I keep the volume super low, but the quiet murmur of a fake coffee shop is pretty productivity-inducing! Weird, but try it, I guarantee it will get the creative juices flowing!
I Change Up My Location And Scenery. When I feel stuck or just can not focus on my work, I pick up and move. My dorm room desk is not always the best place to work. When I venture out of my room and sit in Kogan Plaza, Ames Hall, Starbucks, even the dining hall downstairs, I can usually focus more and knock out better quality work.Read More