1. Every single day, write down a list in two columns: what brought you satisfaction and what brought you frustration. Look at the patterns. This is how you should be adjusting your routine.
2. Figure out how to manage “dead time.” The 20 minute periods where you can’t start new things cause you have to leave, the time you spend mindlessly surfing the web because you need a “break.”
3. Buy the damn latte– whipped cream and all. If you’re going to have the calories, the beginning of the day is the time to do it, and it just sets a happier tone for the rest of the day.
4. Take a weekend to organize your living space in a way that allows you to go through your days without requiring a huge clean up every single night. It’s just easier when everything has a pre-designated…
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