About a year ago, I got into the habit of creating monthly goals for myself. I love the idea of New Year’s resolutions, by half way through the year I would have either forgotten what I was supposed to be changing, or given up completely. The idea of several little goals to try and accomplish in a 30(ish) day period was wonderfully appealing. There is always the benefit that if you didn’t meet the goal, it could always roll into the next month. Plus, some goals, like take an Epsom salt bath twice a week, are more about affecting change (like taking more “me time”) rather than the actual goal (in this case, a bath). So, here we go. Another month in and there are no signs of stopping this lovely little ritual. Do you set monthly goals? I would love to hear them! Here is how I did in February and what we are looking at in March…
1. Epsom Salt Bath Twice a Week
IT’S AMAZING! If you add, swap, change one thing about your nightly routine, make it this!
2. Walk during lunch
This has also been a game changer & I swapped out my chair for a big exercise ball and my lower back couldn’t be more thankful!
3. Book a “working weekend”
Whoops, still working on this one…
4. Make Sunday a Thing Again
It’s been truly glorious to take one day and unplug. We’ve gone on more walks, had more family time, and it’s just a phenomenal start to the week. I encourage everyone to take their Sunday back.
Have you ever tried it? I have a few girl friends who swear by its transformative powers and I need a little spice to my regular workout routine (i.e. swimming). Any tips?
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3. Read About A New Topic
I’ve been in a reading rut recently and I needed a change desperately, so I picked up Wabi Sabi & The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up. I started reading the latter one in the bath last night and it’s fantastic. Truthfully, it’s changing my life. If you need to de-clutter, de-stress, or need to get things on track, pick it up!
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