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Goals, goals, goals (what else?)

January 24th, 2018 at 08:35 am

The kids actually had a snow day yesterday, which hardly ever happens in Minnesota! I could have taken them to daycare, but I decided to let them have a snow day the way I would've when I was a kid; playing in the yard, having hot cocoa, lazing around getting bored. Smile So I stayed home so AS wouldn't be stuck taking care of them alone. It was a good day.

I did a sort-of work from home, half PTO day. My goal for the day was no phone or computer after work, so I logged off everything at 5:30. I kept an online recipe up while I cooked dinner, but after that I put my computer away.

I lazed around quite a bit myself during the day, but I also started working on the weekly assignment for my class, and that night I read more of the book on book-writing.

I'm doing well on my new impromptu goal of making friends; I've been Facebooking with the Canadian and texting with the other lady I met. I also found a couple of shows I might want to go to in March, which will be good things to invite people to.

I think that's about it for me. Today's goal is no drinking. I have one more week of doing each of my healthy goals once per week; in February it goes up to twice per week. It's felt really easy this month so we'll see how I do when I double the goal.

I talked to AS about her goals on the way to work, and she's taking a very similar approach this year, trying to create incremental habits that become part of her routine. It really does feel like the way to go!

5 Responses to “Goals, goals, goals (what else?)”

  1. My English Castle Says:

    I love snow days!

  2. Dido Says:

    What fun, a snow day! I miss those now that remote login removes the excuse.

    Good job on the goals, and incremental is definitely the way to go. I've actually been doing a series of blog posts on goals for work--the latest went up today at http://www.joycepaynepartners.com/client-insights/tactics-for-accomplishing-goals.

  3. ceejay74 Says:

    Great article! That definitely tracks with what's worked and not worked for me, so I'm glad for the confirmation.

  4. rob62521 Says:

    I'm sure the kids loved their snow day. How nice of you to let them have such fun!

    Dido -- great article! Thanks for sharing!

  5. FrugalTexan75 Says:

    Great memories are made on snow days!

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