Take TenTM-Improve your life ten minutes at a time! This week I’m focusing on a neglected area: ME.
“The key to success whether you are trying to lose weight, break a bad habit or save money on your grocery bill is to consistently apply small changes over time.”
p. 27 Save More, Clip Less
One way I incorporate this principle of small changes over time is to choose a weekly project to work on ten minutes a day. Knowing it’s only ten minutes helps me to get started–even if the project seems overwhelming at first. Working on the goal daily helps me to develop discipline (hate the word, love the effects!).
As a mom it seems like there are hundreds of things to do every day and “non-essential” items (like eating, showering and sleeping 🙂 ) often get pushed to the bottom of the list.
The last few weeks have been really busy for our family and I have neglected taking care of myself, so this week my ten minute a day project is going to be a thirty minute a day (or more) project: NURTURING MOM.
I’m going to eat good food, drink lots of water, rest as much as possible, catch up on some reading, spend time praying and generally have a low stress week. (Please note this children and cooperate!) Of course the world won’t stop, but if anything can be put off until later, it will be.
Would you like to join me in a ten minute (or thirty minute) a day project this week?
You can join me in Nurture Mom Week or choose another area you want to change (or a project you have procrastinated on starting). When you decide what your Take TenTM project will be, you can leave a comment on this post to let us know what you’re planning–the more the merrier!
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