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Forgetting the “should do” list

Journal Entry Week 2 | Goodnotperfect.com

“Spring into balance” is an initiative guided by the friends at Good Not Perfect, Simplify, Live, Love, and some other guests.  This 10 week initiative is aimed at simplifying, finding time for yourself, and being happier. You can read about the 10 week project here and here.

This week, our friend Colleen at Five Little Homesteaders wrote this journal entry response to the Week 2: Reflect Assignment, which we have published below.

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“If I could just have 3 extra hours in a week, how would I most enjoy spending that time?”

So often I dream of having more hours in the week or wishing that I required fewer hours of sleep but alas, on those days that I get less than 6 hours of sleep, I realize, I really can’t add more time to my day.  By adding more time to my evenings (in exchange for less hours of sleep) I am robbing myself of a good attitude for the next day and robbing my children of a happy, present mother.  

Let’s imagine for just a moment that a magic genie comes out of a bottle and gifts me three extra hours. (more…)

Spring into Balance – Week 2 – Reflect

Spring into Balance challenge | Goodnotperfect.com

“Spring into balance” is an initiative guided by the friends at Good Not Perfect, Simplify, Live, Love, and some other guests who will be making thoughtful contributions over the upcoming weeks. This 10 week initiative is aimed at simplifying, finding time for yourself, and being happier. You can read about the 10 week project here and here.

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Week 1 Recap

In case you’re just joining us, no worries.  You can easily jump right in.  We are trying to keep each week super manageable – we are really busy, remember?   We’re trying to dedicate one glorious, measly hour a week to ourselves.  Last week’s homework was just an introduction.  We started to crack the journal open and increase our mindfulness.  (Week 1 Homework)

How was my week?  Well here’s what I accomplished: (more…)

Spring into Balance – Week 1 – Taking Inventory

Spring into Balance challenge | Goodnotperfect.com

“Spring into balance” is an initiative guided by the friends at Good Not Perfect, Simplify, Live, Love, and some other guests who will be making thoughtful contributions over the upcoming weeks.  This 10 week initiative is aimed at simplifying, finding time for yourself, and being happier.  You can read about the 10 week project here.  The first week’s homework is below.

Spring into Balance | Goodnotperfect.com

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