A lot of people feel that they are productive in a lot of ways. They would say that they are able to finish various tasks within just an allotted amount of time. However, in many cases, one cannot say that he or she has been considered to be productive enough. In most cases, one still needs to carefully assess how he is able to finish a certain task given the nature of that task and how capable he is to finish such task. In other words, one cannot say that a certain person is considered productive if he is able to finish 3 different tasks in a day. What if those tasks are practically very simple in nature, such as cleaning the bike or arranging the books in the shelves? After having established this premise, one would realize that he is not really being productive after all because he can still squeeze in a number of productive tasks in the day. How to be more productive? If you are found to be unproductive, one should know that it can be a leading source of stress. Being unproductive will cause you to stress over the things that you could have been able to do so that you will be able to finish all that you need to finish on time. Establish a goal list It would be best that one would be able to establish a to-do list for the week. One should be realistic about as he needs to include in the list everything that should be accomplished for that week. Take note that one should be able to write everything that should need to be done. Prioritize from the list From there, one should be able to prioritize as to which should be done the first and which may be done the least. When it comes to prioritizing them, you have to consider the nature of that work and how essential that task is for your work or home. Never delay Even if you are able to finish the required tasks on time or even earlier, it is best not to delay your succeeding work. Never procrastinate as that should pave way in causing your further delays in the near future. Indeed, when you are able to do all these, you will be considered successful in being able to maximize your time in the most productive manner. This will ultimately give you a stress free life.