This year I have been working on my goals using the help of Lara Casey’s Powersheets. The Powersheets workbook has been so helpful in allowing me to easily organize my thoughts on paper and more clearly identify my goals and break them down into steps. I have loved it so far and am excited to be taking steps to accomplishing all of my yearly goals.
As I get farther into this mothering thing, I am realizing that getting things done is a lot harder than I realized! But there are still a lot of things that I want to do in a day, such as – write for this blog, cuddle/play with Kinsley, hang out with my hubs, work, and watch The Bachelor. So in order to get all of that done, I am working on creating better habits and routines to help me knock off my to-do list and goals!
After doing a bit of research, I decided that my best tactic would be to start by forming solid keystone habits. A keystone (or cornerstone) habit is a habit that will lead you to develop several other good habits once it is formed. It [Read more…]
Choosing a Word of the Year
45 Words to get You Started
Stop the Busy
Our culture thrives on busyness (does anyone else always feel like that word is misspelled when they write it?). For Americans, being busy is now a status symbol. It shows that you are needed; you have a lot of responsibilities; you have -ish to do. Yes, there are things in our life that we HAVE to do like work, and be social and make sure your kids are alive, but there is a lot of stuff that we add to our plate because – well, we find we have a little time available. And free time on our calendars signifies to us that we are likely falling behind from the others in the world who seem to be so much busier (Others = Friends, social media friends, co-workers, the Kardashians).
We have to stop that type of thinking. Busy ≠Value/Success. And if you run after success using busyness as your measuring stick, you are never going to make it and you will end up completely exhausted.
I went through a time in my life a year ago (my husband will tell you I am still not out of the woods, and he [Read more…]