Friends, sometimes life just feels crazy! As I type this, we have just sold our townhouse, our new house isn’t ready yet, and we haven’t even moved into our temporary apartment– we are house-less nomads! Our stuff is scattered among storage units, our parents’ homes, and our car. We have three trips planned in the next three weeks. And somehow we still need to manage to run a business in the midst of it all!
I am definitely not complaining at all. I am so excited about all of the future changes ahead, and I think that this summer will be a fun adventure, truly. But quite honestly, there have been a few nights where I’ve had trouble sleeping because all of the little details and “to dos” have been swirling around in my head, and I’m afraid I’m going to forget something important.
I was tired of losing sleep, so I came up with a super simple solution: the brain dump. Before I went to bed at night, I took out one of my blank notes printables, divided it into categories, and wrote down everything I could think of that I needed to do in each category.
I loved having one place where I could see everything I needed to do, and it gave me peace of mind that I wasn’t going to forget anything. (And I was able to sleep better too!) It would usually take me a few days to work through everything on my list, and when I had completed all of the tasks, I would do another brain dump and start the process over again.
It’s so simple, but it was truly has been one of the most helpful tools to get me through this period of craziness and transition!
If you want to give the brain dump method a try, I’m giving you the pretty printable that I used to make my lists– for free, of course! You can snag it below:
Simplify: 35+ Printables to Help You Organize Your Life and The Intentional Life Planner
If you love pretty printables as much as I do, you are in for a treat, friends! The brand new version of my eBook Simplify: 35+ Printables to Help You Organize Your Life is now available! Simplify is packed full of over 100 pages of pretty printables to help you organize everything from your house and finances to food and fitness to kids and pets, and you just saw a sneak peek of what the printables will look like!
We went with a jewel-toned color scheme this year, along with a clean and simple layout that will have you organized in no time!
And of there is a matching Intentional Life Planner as well. This planner is goal-driven, designed to help you set big picture goals, and then break them down into manageable action steps so you can accomplish more and chase those big dreams!
Happy planning, friends!
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