Oh em gee. I’m not sure how I wandered upon this video, but it is so good, I just had to share: Bullet points from the video: Schedule in 90-day chunks. Decide on a focus. Once a quarter, sit down and pick 1-3 goals. (The number of goals depends on the size of each goal.)… Read More Wonderlass’s 90 Day Plan
I have an issue with jealousy. The stupid, non-logical kind that is petty and mean-spirited. Like the time I was jealous of someone’s car that I didn’t even want. Or the times I’ve been jealous that someone I want to be friends with is friends with someone else. The problem with jealousy is that it’s… Read More Redo your thoughts.
In my neverending quest to lose weight, eat healthy food, go to sleep early, and watch less TV, I came across a sudden abrupt but obvious observation. The action of doing something is separate from the result, and I often love the action and hate the result or vice versa. I often love the action and… Read More Action vs. Result
When my son developed a love of trucks, my mom brain went into overdrive and started finding opportunities. We checked books out at the library about trucks. I pointed out dump trucks driving down the street. We often stopped to watch construction happening at the new shopping center. I found opportunities EVERYWHERE. (Seriously, who knew… Read More Look for opportunities
I struggle with willpower. More than feeling indifferent to the situation, I often find myself vehemently opposed to doing the “right thing,” the thing that requires willpower. I’ve decided to call this “Won’t Power.” It is this invisible force inside of me that clings to the old life. It sneers at my plans and scoffs at… Read More Won’t Power
“Adults devise a plan and follow it. Children do what feels good.” – Dave Ramsey I’m a Dave Ramsey fan and have heard him say it many times, but I’ll be the first to admit that I struggle with willpower. In fact, I struggle to find the willpower to even finish reading “The Willpower Instinct” by… Read More Willpower
Yesterday I talked about my struggles with prioritizing, and I came to the conclusion that I should work on being content in my current life. Here goes: How to be content when you’re a whiny little… Every day, list three things you’re grateful for. Count your blessings. Literally, count your blessings. On the top of my… Read More How to be content when you’re a whiny little…
Here it is: The hard thing in the moment is the easy thing in the long run and the easy thing in the moment is the hard thing in the long run. Take weekends around my house. It would be my preferecne to not cook, not do any dishes, watch lots of TV or watch… Read More True advice I don’t want to hear
(Side note: I’m writing this while procrastinating washing the dogs, a task that takes all of 20 minutes. I’ve been procrastinating this task for the last week, hence the title of today’s blog post.) Sometimes instead of doing a simple task that takes a couple of minutes, I spend hours over the course of days… Read More Just do it already!
Feeling you have to be productive every moment of the day ironically makes you less productive. I waste time finding a podcast to keep me busy while I do mundane household chores. I have learned so much from podcasts and youtube videos and would definitely not give them up completely. But needing to fill every moment… Read More Being more “productive” makes you less productive