Project 20|20 – Week 4: New Habit

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Fitting in New Habits

Last week we discussed the importance of identifying habits that are not beneficial. We look at things we do daily, that we would be better off without.

Finding space in our lives is critical. We are all busy, and days fly by leaving behind the sensation we didn’t cross all the boxes because we didn’t have time or energy.

This week, we will think about what we want to include in our routine.

For many people, days are spent on things that have to be done but don’t give much pleasure. To-do lists that as adults we are responsible for. While this is part of growing up and adulthood, we can add some bonus points throughout the day.

Finding time to do things that give us pleasure is a way to maintain our mental health and balance our emotional state. I call it nurturing my soul.

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If Doesn’t Kill You …

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White Winter

The winter season in the NW has been cold and wet. Lots of rain, with some white here in there. It is a reminder the temperatures have been below freezing during the day and night.

I have been trying to hide from sick people. I want to avoid another month-long adventure of cough, antibiotics, and sleepless nights. Still, I was not successful in my endeavor. My kids got the infamous bug, and so did I. Purel and Clorox was not enough.

While I keep reminding myself of the importance of protecting myself and my health, how can I not physically be by my children’s side when they need me? I can’t.

I get scared every time I get sick, as I never know when it’s going to end. It is a dangerous slope, and in a matter of days, I get sicker, and I will continue to be ill longer after everyone else heals.

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Project 20|20 – Week 3: Habit Change

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First Step to Change a Bad Habit

In my last two blogs, my focus was to look at goals we wanted to reach, and things we were grateful for.

This time around, I want to focus on the very first step before creating healthy habits: identifying unhealthy habits.

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