I know... I know... I should just start..... I've even written about this and probably will again. But yesterday, and the day before, too, I've settled at my desk and completed, well, just small stuff. Or else, I've guiltily decided that I would work better at the coffee shop. (A caramelised cappuccino is motivational, right?)
So... today, I've decided to take positive action and add a real boost to my enthusiasm! I'm adding some brightness to my working space and creating an area that will jump-start my day. Want to check it out?
There's what I've added... 10 simple things that are fun and bright and have really made a difference.
This one is actually part of the 2016 ministry planner that I've created to help plan and organise your monthly programs and events for your ministry. But I've made the calendar available to download below. Print it off and add to your folder/binder or frame and place on your desk.
2. RAINBOW WALL MOUNTED ORGANISER
This fun and brightly coloured organiser is just perfect for storing those little items that frequently go astray. Mount it on your wall and you'll never lose them again. And I love the rainbow colours!
3. MY BRILLIANT KIDMIN PLANNER
The 'My Brilliant Kidmin Planner' is 135+ pages for organising your children's ministry and your personal and family tasks. Keeping family and ministry balance takes intentional planning and these pages help to keep that crucial balance and focus. Add all your tasks and events into these planning pages and keep on-top of all your commitments.
4. KEYBOARD RESTS AND ACCESSORIES
Thecolourful choices of keyboard rests are not only fun, they're practical. They're filled with flax seed and include the matching mousepad. From Etsy stores
5. DECORATIVE, AND FUN, CANDY CONTAINER
Although this looks just like a zip-seal plastic bag, it's actually a glass container. It's also just the right size for JellyBellies... too much bigger and I'd be overdosing on jellybeans.
6. INSPIRATIONAL WALL ART
Add a spot of inspiration with the addition of a framed inspirational quote... or you might like to add a poster from your current kidmin program. You can also check out some of the kidmin posters on my Pinterest board.
7. SCENTED PASTEL GEL PENS
There's nothing so exciting as new pens and paper! Well... I think so, anyway. And these ones from Smiggle are pastel gel pens. There are also neon colours if you're really after something vibrant.
8. SCENTED HIGHLIGHTER PENS
These highlighter pens are alsobuildable highlighters, so you can use them and play with them, too. But keep a close eye on them or you may find them disappearing when others discover your fun stationery.
9. COLOURFUL DESK LAMP
Add a splash of colour with a colourful desk lamp. Not only is it bright and cheery, it also provides extra light to ensure that you aren't straining your eyes as you work.
10. INSPIRATIONAL MUG
Don't stop at redesigning your desk and work space. How about an inspiration coffee mug?
Are you feeling more motivated, now? Ready to start anything? Excited about the plans and goals that you have set out for this year? I really hope so. I know that I'm now going to play some motivational music and get started right away!
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