Chapter 9Keep It TogetherRoutines and Checklists

Seen and Heard

“On the rare weeks when I actually sit down and prepare my calendar, schedule, etc., I am superwoman. But that doesn't always happen.”

“At the end of the day all I want to do is collapse on the couch and watch TV. But then my mornings are always frantic because I don't know what's coming up.”

“There are so many weekends when I can't relax because I just feel so anxious about the crazy week I have coming up!”

Overview and Objectives

None of these tools will work without a set of rituals to keep them up and running. You know how the second you write “planning” into your calendar, the time gets sucked up by the issues of the day? We have to make our routines more specific and ...

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