Time to return to school. As much fun as I've had working on all my stuff this week, it's time to go back and finish up the year. It's been a year of growth and learning and I will use the things I've learned from this year moving forward. And I have learned a few things. I will never take on a 7th class again. It really wasn't that hard, but it definitely wears you down. I will focus much more on doing work at work - when I have the proper number of preps - and not taking stuff home at all. Maybe a little planning because I can plan better in the quiet of my room. But that's it. Done.
The challenge today - find a way to make my planner work for me. Because if I'm honest, it's not working. I sit and set it up - sometimes - and then I leave it in my bag. That leads to an excessive amount of stress as I try to remember everything instead of writing it down which is the purpose of the planner. So that needs to change. I need to make a concerted effort to use the damn thing. Life is so much better when I use it because nothing gets lost in the shuffle.
Okay, there is really nothing more I can do except force myself to use it. I would like a set up that works for me though. For example, the freedom boxes at the side.
These with the pink highlighter over the top. I've used them for things I want to keep track of daily, but it just doesn't work. Also, one of the things I want to track is the money and I don't want this sitting on my desk with the money showing. So I'm not sure what do with these things exactly.
The other thing I'm not sure how to use is the weekly spread: