February’s Habit: How Did you Do?

Establish a lunch routine

(taking a break from our “No More Student Loans!” Giveaways, for our One Habit a Month check-in! Be sure to enter the giveaways for Money Saving Mom’s Budget, Vintage Handmade Soaps and Tell Your Time…. more coming soon!) ———————————————— “Habits are safer than rules; you don’t have to watch them. And you don’t have to […]

One Habit a Month: Establish a Lunch Routine

Clean those dirty dishes!

“Our character is basically a composite of our habits. Because they are consistent, often unconscious patterns, they constantly, daily, express our character…” Steven R. Covey Once established, habits are unconscious patterns. Patterns that shape the fabric of our days. If you’re like me, your fabric could use some fine tuning. This year, I am seeking to establish one […]

January’s Habit: How Did you Do?

Rather than start 2012 with Grand Resolutions that (despite good intentions) would soon be broken, this year my challenge is to implement one new habit a month. When there are so many areas that you want to change, it is hard to limit yourself to just one at a time. But  seeking perfectionism often paralyzes any action. […]

One Habit a Month: Get Dressed Before Breakfast

Get dressed

As I mentioned yesterday, there are many areas in my life that need to be more disciplined. Though I’d like to jump in and change them all, that inevitably leads to failure. So, instead, I plan to work on one habit each month in 2012. My habit for January? Get dressed before breakfast. (Lofty, huh?) photo […]

One Habit a Month [12 Habits 2012]

12 Habits 2012

I was planning to post this before the dawn of 2012. My computer died and it just didn’t happen. Even though it’s late, I’d better practice what I preach and not let perfectionism paralyze my plans.  I have this image in my mind of an “ideal me.” A me that always gets up early to […]