WorkFlowy is the perfect way to plan and manage your yearly celebrations.
Simply list all of your annual birthdays, anniversaries and holidays you want to celebrate in chronological order…
…with a templated set of nodes inside of them
Add in at the top of the list a node for “Gifts”.
As well as a list of the people who you typically might give gifts to.
…last years celebration plans…
…and brainstorms for his birthday celebrations.
And now you have a helpful context to plan his upcoming birthday.
and voilà…it is there, ready for next year, and the next celebration coming up is automatically at the top of the list. You now have a rolling flywheel of yearly celebrations.
I have tried a lot of systems over the years, but once I started using WorkFlowy, it became effortless to look ahead and plan gift giving and events that are coming up around the yearly bend. “Review Our Family Year planner” is on my weekly list of things to do, so I regularly engage with it.
Since I have a specific place to record ideas for gifts and particular celebrations, all my best ideas are easy to find when it comes time to make specific plans. And now that you can add photos to WorkFlowy, it is even better. If I see something that I might want to make or buy as a gift for someone, I can snap a pic and there it will be, waiting for me when the time is right
If you have a task list that you use to manage your days and weeks, you can create tasks related to a celebration directly inside of the holiday plans node, then mirror them onto your tasks list to make sure everything gets done in preparation for the day.
You Can Do It! I believe in you!
So, time to get started. Jump into your WorkFlowy home, create a “Yearly Holidays” list and start listing all the holidays and celebrations you want to focus on each year, put them in chronological order, and start brainstorming.
Then look at what is coming up next in the year, start making plans and getting prepared, and finally stop buying Christmas gifts on December 23rd for the first time in your life! You can do it!