I bet when you saw that you rolled your eyes.
Well, of course you did… you’re in my space, so I expect nothing less.
Here’s the thing: I created something that actually makes sure I make money daily. And I’m not going to do that thing that the “insta babes” do and get really vague about it then post a link for you to work with me to find out the real answer. (It’s so annoying, right?)
I created a system of alternate days.
I call them: A Days and B Days.
This is good for you if:
- You’re neurodivergent
- You’re busy AF
- You have kids, whether they’re littles or they just have their own busy schedules
- You have chronic illness(es)
- You’d prefer not to have the same mundane day all the damn time
Let’s break it down.
What’s an A Day?
A Days are the days where you have time, where you’re on your shit, where your playlist is hitting just right and you’re feeling like the baddest bitch in town.
Basically, A Days are the days where you can get all of the stuff done on your to-do list… maybe even more than that.
If you’re someone who has chronic illness (a spoonie – IYKYK), then it’s the day where you have all of your spoons. Or an excess, at least.
What’s a B Day?
You probably guessed it already… B Days are the less than productive days.
Maybe it’s raining, chilly, and gloomy outside, like it is as I’m writing this. Maybe your kids all have a million different things to do between school, sports, dance, homework, etc. Maybe your spoons are non-existent. Maybe you can’t find a damn thing to listen to on Spotify and your go-to comfort playlist isn’t doing anything for you. Maybe your to-do list is just overwhelming, and you’d simply rather take a nap because ADHD paralysis is real.
How do you use these to consistently make money?
You make sure you’re always focusing on income-producing activities – no matter whether it’s an A Day or a B Day.
A big reason we tend to “fail” (or just not reach our goals) is because we don’t direct our attention and energy to the correct places. We’ll stay busy, but we won’t stay productive. And if you’re neurodivergent, it’s even harder.
Here’s what I do:
On A Days, I pick my top three to five things from my to-do list that are going to be income-producing activities. I focus on those tasks first, making sure that they get done. I keep timers for work and take breaks for movement, drinks, food, the dogs, etc. And if I have space to do more after I’m done, I do them.
On B Days, I get VERY intentional with my energy because I don’t have much of it. I pick the TOP thing from my to-do list that is going to be an income-producing activity, and I focus on that. This helps because even if I get absolutely nothing else done, I’ve done something to keep my business on track. And if I have space, I’ll do a little more; but if I don’t, I don’t feel as bad because I know I did the thing.
What do you think of this system? Would you try it?