Posted in July 2014

7×7 Day Six – Discouragement

Isn’t it strange how one day (I.e. Yesterday) a person can be like, “I love my routine! It is so invigorating!” And then the next day (today, for example), “Why am I doing this to myself? I really don’t want to go through the routine today. Technically, it’s a routine in training so-to-speak, not a … Continue reading

7×7 Day Five – Encouraged!

It’s amazing how even the first few days of a routine, though constantly policed by the check list, can be so invigorating. Today, after completing my seven items, I also managed to de-clutter the majority of my kitchen counter! (For now, we’ll ignore the “keep” box full of now-homeless items.) I’m learning about setting myself … Continue reading

7×7 Day Three, plus modifications

7×7 Day Three, plus modifications

Yes, I skipped day two. I didn’t actually skip it, I just skipped writing about it. Don’t tell my publisher. (Just kidding, I don’t have a publisher.) Today’s my third day working on a morning routine and making it a habit. Routines take considerably less time than muddling through the morning because I don’t spend … Continue reading

7×7 Day One

7×7 Day One

So, I failed to consider when I was writing last night that 1) today is Saturday, and 2) I didn’t get to sleep until almost 1am, so getting up at six seemed both impractical and unnecessary. But since we’re building the routine of doing these things, I’m still working on them at 4pm after a … Continue reading

Seven by 7:00

“What’s hurting us is that we don’t have any routines.” I love having a friend I can talk to about my struggles at home. One who listens and asks the right questions about what’s really going on. Our daily routine consists of making the bed and brushing teeth. No wonder nothing gets done! So starting … Continue reading