Suggestion for Recurring Routines in Your Planner

There might be some things you do daily, or frequently, that you just don’t want to rewrite again and again.

Here is a small idea that you might find useful for those times -

Every Monday-Friday morning, I have routine business tasks that - even though I already know I will be doing these - I like to block out that time in my planner. So, I have assigned a code to that first morning routine, in this case it’s “AM-1.”

I have second routine batch of tasks to do a bit later. So that code is AM-2.

Instead of rewriting anything else, I just scribble the short name into the timeslot.

I also have code-nicknames assigned to various schedules and routines throughout the week, whether they are weekly or some other random recurrence.  Such as “Fri-house” would be some home chores I (intend to!) do early every Friday morning.

This way, if you’d like to write or print out just one detailed list for each routine and give it a name, you won’t have to rewrite it in your planner on each day.

I hope this is helpful to you! Happy planning : )

1 comment:

  1. It's essential to use shorthand coded reminders Heather, particularly when using the Mini format, solely. It also makes sure that the smaller format works efficiently, not to mention the security aspect, as only you know what the shorthand abbreviations mean. Thank you for sharing these insights as, even though they should be obvious, we often miss the obvious.

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