Routines and Repetition – Productivity & Organizing Blog Carnival

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Routines and Repetition - Productivity and Organizing Blog Carnival

If you want to get good at something, you have to do it often. This is true of writing and other creative pursuits, technical tasks like building a website, and probably most other activities.

This principle also plays an important role in organizing and productivity. And so, for this edition of the Productivity & Organizing Blog Carnival, I invited my readers to share their blog posts on routines and repetition.

Maybe routines and repetition sound boring to you. I get it; I felt the same way for a long time (you can read about that in my entry below). You may think differently after reading some of the posts listed below, which include the rewards of routines and simplifying and practical tips on creating habits and systems.

See for yourself.

Big thanks to everyone who contributed to this edition of the Productivity & Organizing Blog Carnival! Please show them your appreciation by leaving comments and sharing their posts (or this one) on social media, using the hashtags #POBC

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I’m now accepting submissions for next month’s Blog Carnival, when the topic will be Weekend Organizing Projects. You have until 12 midnight EST on Wednesday, March 15 to make your submission.

Do you offer a product or service that would interest professional organizers, productivity consultants, or their clients? Why not maximize your exposure by sponsoring an upcoming edition of the Productivity & Organizing Blog Carnival?

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Topics for 2024

Forming New Habits
Submission dates: December 21 to January 17
Sponsor: Geralin Thomas, Career Coach to Professional Organizers

Creative Storage Solutions
Submission dates: January 18 to February 14
Sponsor: Sabrina’s Organizing & Admin Services

Money Management
Submission dates: February 15 to March 20
Sponsor: Mindflows for ADHD

Education and Organizing
Submission dates: March 21 to April 17
Sponsorship available

Filing Systems
Submission dates: April 18 to May 15
Sponsor: Sabrina’s Organizing & Admin Services

Submission dates: May 16 to June 19
Sponsor: Peggy Wonder, Space For You

Writing and Organizing
Submission dates: June 20 to July 17
Sponsorship available

Meal Planning
Submission dates: July 18 to August 14
Sponsorship available

Organizing Meetings
Submission dates: August 15 to September 18
Sponsorship available

Organizing for Seasonal Changes
Submission dates: September 19 to October 16
Sponsorship available

Best Organizing & Productivity Books
Submission dates: October 17 to November 20
Sponsorship available

Best of 2024
Submission dates: November 21 to December 25
Sponsorship available

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Janet Barclay

A former professional organizer, I now eliminate stress for my clients by hosting, monitoring, and maintaining their WordPress sites so they don’t have to worry about security, downtime or performance issues. When I’m away from my desk, I enjoy reading, photography, watching movies, and cooking.

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  1. Avatar Seana Turner on February 16, 2023 at 4:38 pm

    Wow, so much great content here, and I love the variety. This is a such a great topic, with an obvious broad scope of subject matter. Routines and repetition can benefit us in most aspects of life. I guess this perspective isn’t surprising coming from a professional organizer LOL!

    • Avatar Janet Barclay on February 17, 2023 at 9:53 am

      Yes, I love it when there is such a wide range in approaches to the topic. Thanks for your contribution and for taking the time to comment!

  2. Linda Samuels Linda Samuels on February 19, 2023 at 11:33 am

    Thank you for the opportunity to participate and for including my post. What an incredible variety of approaches to creating routines! I appreciate the benefits of having them and recognize the necessity of changing things at times. It’s an essential dance.

    • Avatar Janet E Barclay on February 21, 2023 at 9:07 am

      You make an excellent point, Linda. Sometimes our routines no longer serve us, and we need to be ready to adapt as needed.

  3. Avatar Lisa Gessert on February 20, 2023 at 7:54 am

    Always great to be included with such talented organizers! Thank you Janet

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