10 Ways to Save Time & Simplify Your Life

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School has finally started for me! It's weird thinking that today is my last first day of school EVER. I only have a few more months to go and then I'm a real adult (kinda). Since I'm still getting back in the swing of things, I really need to get myself into a schedule that will help me be more productive and use my time efficiently. I thought all you students out there are probably in the same boat, so here are my ways to save some time and simplify your schedule!

1. Plan Outfits Ahead Of Time

I know it's sometimes fun to play dress up in the morning before work or class, but sometimes it just eats away at all your free time. This happened to me a lot last semester, and there were a lot of days where I ended up running out the door without eating breakfast or feeling way too crushed for time. Planning out your outfit the night before can take the struggle out of your morning and let you enjoy that morning coffee or your extra minutes of 'me time.' Normally when I do this I plan only one outfit, but I have friends who sometimes plan their whole week's worth of outfits! This also works well for packing your school or work bag the night before so you don't forget something important.

2. Learn To Make One Good Meal

Are you constantly asking yourself "What should I eat?" or saying "Ugh I don't know what to make for dinner." Yeah, me too. I've learned that if you have one meal that you know how to make really well that's simple (I'm definitely not talking about a five course dinner here) it can turn into the perfect go to meal. It doesn't matter if it's a delicious gourmet grilled cheese or a crockpot dump meal that cooks itself, as long as it's delicious and easy. The only issue with this one is that you may get tired of your tried and true meal, but that's when you search Pinterest for your next recipe to master...

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