A weekly post of healthy-intention goals for the sake of accountability; [inspired long ago by Jess and her #sayitdoit style]
A review of last week’s goals:
Continue my daily habits. I’m awesome at checking in with my accountability partners during the Monday through Friday work week routine, but I almost always slack off at least one day during the weekend. This week was no exception.
My daily hydration tracking and ‘make time for writing’ goals were met without trouble, but I skipped out on yoga twice last week. I made up for it over the weekend, though, doubling up on videos both Saturday and Sunday to put me back on schedule to finish Yoga Camp by the end of March if I prioritize my practice.
Finish my current book and read three articles from pocket. Reading barely happened this week for a variety of reasons all boiling down to not being a priority for me. Work urgencies equated to shorter lunch breaks several days in a row, and after working hard and fighting stress while at the office when I came home I wanted to avoid anything that felt like it took effort.
I’m not ready to quit this book. I’m not hating it, but I’m not loving it either so making time to read it isn’t coming as naturally to my choices as it has early this year. I did manage to read 17 pages during one lunch break later in the week, and I’m still WAY ahead in my “Read 12 books in 2017” goal, so I’m accepting my slower speed for this read and continuing to take things one page at a time.
Walk home three times. Booyah! The weather cooperated and I ended up walking home four times this week, Monday through Thursday. My currently tally for days walked home from the office in 2017: 11!
Log at least 1 hour of #THSTheJesusYears transcription time. I did a handful of small work sessions throughout the week, spending 2-5 minutes adding blurbs to the Google doc. On Saturday morning I spent about 70 minutes listening to music referenced on the pages of the current journal I am transcribing while making so much progress. I’m nearing both the 20K words and 100 document pages celebratory marks and I’m using that as momentum moving into this week.
This Week I Will
Send snail mail. I adore keeping in touch with long distance friends and family via the magic of the USPS. Time to break out the washi and other #THSSnailMail supplies!
Yoga Camp EVERY DAY. Last week I skipped my Yoga session on Wednesday because of an unexpected late night. I chose not to stay up later and sacrifice sleep. On Friday it was simply me giving in to the thought that I didn’t want to do yoga. I’m thrilled I took the time to double up videos on Saturday and Sunday to catch myself up to my schedule, but I know that taking time each and every day has lots of benefits.
This week I intend to make it to the mat every. single. day.
Cut off caffeine at 1:00 PM. I rocked this goal for the month of February, but due to busy and stressful work days have been rather lax about it since March came around. I’ve noticed a difference in my sleep quality AND quantity [hello, insomnia!] and want to cut it back on the caffeine intake in an effort to self-correct that.
Keep transcribing. I’d love to keep the momentum and finish the current book I’m working on, but I think dedicating amounts of time is a much better goal setting technique for me in these sort of projects. This week I want to hit 90 minutes of transcription time.