According to their research, those with the most dramatic weight losses are people who are controlled, methodical and disciplined sticklers for structure and routine (aka “B” quadrant people). Punctual and neat, they always have a plan, timetable and calendar with appointments penciled in.
Oh wait! Help around the corner?
Not a “B” thinker? If your loose photos are not arranged neatly in an album (chronologically), don’t worry because there is actually a way to trick your brain into thinking more methodically (you can teach your brain new tricks). To learn how, just
- Organize. Alphabetize your CDs. Then, a few days later, your spices. A few days after that, rearrange your closet, then your tax papers.
- Timing. Keep a time log of your daily activities and start being punctual for every appointment.
- Plan. It’s also helpful to follow a routine like jogging a certain course every other day, balancing your checkbook once a week.
- Step-by-step thinking: Cook from a recipe exactly as it’s written, knit from a pattern, learn a computer program by following a tutorial or manual.
Ha ha ha…alphabetize my CD’s? My spices? How on earth will I ever find them that way?
Cook a recipe exactly as it’s written? Do people do this, really?
Ah, forget it, this article has demotivated me before I can even start. Although I am much more organized in my professional world, but not nearly in a time log kind of way. Sigh…