Everyone lives a busy life these days and that makes it difficult to do everything we would like to finish on our daily to-do list.
During the holy month of Ramadan, tasks may double, especially for mothers and housewives.
So the need to ensure that you are able to focus on your priorities after setting them first takes precedence during the Holy Month.
Thoughtful prioritization involves creating an agenda, evaluating tasks, allocating time and work to get the most work done in a short period of time.
Because the holy month comes once a year, you may also need to interrupt low-priority tasks to do the necessary and urgent things.
How do you know what is most important so that you can set your priorities correctly?
Being immersed in life can cloud your vision of what is most important to you.
So the most important thing in the beginning is to take time for yourself to breathe deeply, relax and then plan, and this will help you reduce the clutter and see things more clearly.
It is important to always ask yourself, "Why am I doing this job?"
Once you have a deeper understanding of why something is important to you, it becomes easier to follow through on getting it done.
You may find that once you keep track of the reasons for doing a particular task your priorities will sometimes change.
Create a comprehensive list for the holy month
There is nothing more organized than creating a list that includes all the work to be completed during the holy month.
It's a practical way to find out what you really value so that you know what to do next.
It can be hard to know what our priorities are when we feel overwhelmed, because everything can appear to us just as important.
Always ask yourself, “Why am I doing this job?” Once you understand the reason, it is easier to follow through on getting what you want (Getty Images)
Determine areas of interest during the month
The list of works of the month includes determining the areas that must be paid attention to and work on during the month of Ramadan, such as the field of faith education, the field of kinship and relatives, and the field of family and children.
Next you have to categorize the tasks you want to do in relation to each of these areas.
Write down each day's tasks on a piece of paper
The best way to organize time in Ramadan is to write down the tasks that must be done the next day on a sheet of paper, and then identify the works that ended with a mark so that you feel accomplished first, such as writing down the Qur’anic parts that must be read in the day, and determining the appropriate time for that, in addition to writing the tasks that It must be accomplished.
be honest with yourself
Be honest with yourself and compare your real time available and what you can actually do with your ideal priorities.
Avoid putting pressure on yourself.
Ask yourself, “Am I giving enough time for the most important task?” If not, try to find out why.
Make the appropriate changes so that what you do during Ramadan matches what really matters to you.
Your priority may be to increase worship, but in reality you find that most of your time is spent in the kitchen.
Save time in advance
Perhaps you intend in the holy month to increase your worship and adhere to Tarawih prayers, and this requires prior arrangement in order to save time.
You can decide to prepare some recipes that don't lose quality and put them in the freezer, and heat them right before breakfast, which saves some time that you can spend reading the Qur'an and pursuing other priorities.
If you intend to increase worship and adhere to Tarawih prayers, this requires prior arrangement in order to save time (pixels).
Get rid of distractions
If you want to achieve and actually finish your priorities, you need to eliminate the distractions.
Turn off the TV and hide your phone for a bit, so it's time to focus on finishing your priority list and getting rid of the clutter.
Put a stop to social media and you'll be surprised at how much time you have to focus on pursuing your priorities.
Avoid staying up late and getting up early
Many people prefer staying up late until the time of Suhoor in Ramadan, and you may also have to wake up early to prepare the children for school, drop them off, and then return home to finish the backlog.
And if you didn't get enough sleep the night before, keeping track of your to-do list would be a real torture.
All this should be avoided by making sure to get an adequate amount of sleep in order to be able to perform all the duties and acts of worship in great comfort.
Make sure you get enough sleep to be able to do all the duties and worship in great comfort (Pixels).
What do you do if you feel overwhelmed?
If you begin to feel overwhelmed by your priorities, time pressure, and lack of energy;
You can immediately focus on identifying the two most important tasks to be completed at the moment.
Take a step back.
You don't need to be Wonder Woman to implement your priorities and set them right.
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