Tiny Tip Thursday: Choose a Theme For Your Day (and Freebie!)

Today, we’re talking about an intentional exercise that will make your day more meaningful and super productive. All you have to do is choose a theme for your day!

A daily theme will set you up for success and guide your actions as you tackle your to-do list, attend meetings, run errands, or any of the hundreds of things you do every day.

Now, instead of letting the day “just happen,” you can proactively choose a theme that matches how you want to feel and who you want to be.

Watch the video below for your tiny tip.

Want a visual reminder you can hang on your wall, bathroom mirror, refrigerator door, or anyplace you need a pick-me-up? Check out my printable worksheet My Daily Theme.

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  1. Cortney on April 14, 2015 at 4:29 pm

    I am so happy to see this. One of the best pieces of business advice I ever heard was very similar to this and since I started having a “theme” for the day I feel so much less stressed. I have a million projects going on but I know that (for example) today is Tuesday so I am focused on my social media management project for a non profit. I don’t stress about the pattern I’m designing or my blog launch because it is not their day!

    Thanks for the worksheet Sage!

    • Cortney on April 14, 2015 at 4:34 pm

      I know it is not quite the same but to me each project has a strong “theme” attached to it so when I focus on one project I am focusing on a theme (hustle, create, inspire, etc…).

  2. Lori on October 21, 2014 at 11:45 am

    I can’t believe I’m just now seeing your “theme for the day” printable! Recently, I have been writing out an intention for each day and then building my to-do list based on that. But I was just writing this out in a notebook. I had no idea you had these cute and helpful worksheets that I could use! Thanks for creating these!

  3. Sara Strauss on November 23, 2013 at 6:09 pm

    This is a really great idea! It would probably keep me focused as the day goes along! Love it!

    • Sage Grayson on November 24, 2013 at 7:45 pm

      Productivity should be fun, right? We all need to play a little and make our work fun. 🙂

  4. Sara on November 21, 2013 at 11:05 am

    I will have to watch the video later, as I am at work at the moment, but I am already intrigued!

    • Sage Grayson on November 21, 2013 at 12:45 pm

      It’s a good one! Choosing a theme helps me stay on track all day.