The “Golden Rule Rules” Rules

You know me by now, right? I like rules. I like to make rules and I like holding myself accountable to rules. So obviously, when Lily Fields makes a New Year’s Resolution, it comes with rules. I find that this helps break down a resolution into smaller chunks, making it hard to fail entirely, which,Continue reading “The “Golden Rule Rules” Rules”

Week 42: Hugs, kisses, the circus and dissipation

This year, I set myself 22 little goals to pursue throughout the year. I call them the 22 in 22. Once a week (or there abouts), I take a few minutes to check my progress on a few of my goals. #1 Connect better with the scalawags, according to their Love Languages It started asContinue reading “Week 42: Hugs, kisses, the circus and dissipation”

Week 41: Useful planning, little friends, prospective decluttering.

#14 Mise en Place and Weekly Planning Yee-haw! My sister Poppy, who appeared in the podcast episode about Scheduling and Planning, gave me some solid advice about planners. She reccommended having a 6-month planner, and then suggested a few things to make it efficient and something I would actually use. Well, I am pleased to reportContinue reading “Week 41: Useful planning, little friends, prospective decluttering.”

Week 40: Husband, Cat, Creativity

This year, I set myself 22 little goals to pursue throughout the year. I call them the 22 in 22. Once a week (or there abouts), I take a few minutes to check my progress on a few of my goals. #2 Do the heart work necessary for my marriage I won the grand prizeContinue reading “Week 40: Husband, Cat, Creativity”

Week 39: Getting Stuff Done

This year, I set myself 22 little goals to pursue throughout the year. I call them the 22 in 22. Once a week (or there abouts), I take a few minutes to check my progress on a few of my goals. #9 Create a workflow for new projects and know how long each part takesContinue reading “Week 39: Getting Stuff Done”

My Own Little Tempest in a Teapot

It’s happening again. That dreadful, awful thought happened last week for the first time in months and I feel like I’m back to square one. What thought? you may ask, because you are a thoughtful reader who cares that I sound like I am freaking out and because I am freaking out. ”I’m losing myContinue reading “My Own Little Tempest in a Teapot”

Week 25: Smelly Cat, Keeping Quiet, Tracking Fails

This year, I set myself 22 little goals to pursue throughout the year. I call them the 22 in 22. Each Saturday, I take a few minutes to check my progress on a few of my goals. #3 Scoop the kitty litter as an act of love Since our beloved Titi left us for thatContinue reading “Week 25: Smelly Cat, Keeping Quiet, Tracking Fails”

Week 24: Dashboards, Joy Deserts and Planners.

This year, I set myself 22 little goals to pursue throughout the year. I call them the 22 in 22. Each Saturday, I take a few minutes to check my progress on a few of my goals. #6 Create a dashboard for progress on creative projects As I said last week, I really like toContinue reading “Week 24: Dashboards, Joy Deserts and Planners.”

Week 23: Rainbows and Reinventing the (Spinning) Wheel

This year, I set myself 22 little goals to pursue throughout the year. I call them the 22 in 22. Each Saturday, I take a few minutes to check my progress on a few of my goals. #20 Practice Mindfulness: articulate the good moments I actually have “mindfulness” twice on my 22 in 22. OneContinue reading “Week 23: Rainbows and Reinventing the (Spinning) Wheel”

Week 22: No Pretense but a lot of wool

This year, I set myself 22 little goals to pursue throughout the year. I call them the 22 in 22. They may all seem a bit random, but they were important to me at the time I made my New Year’s Resolution. Each Saturday, I take a few minutes to check my progress on aContinue reading “Week 22: No Pretense but a lot of wool”