onsdag 1 januari 2014

Anti-procrastination Wednesday!

Happy new year everybody! The later half of 2013 was a bad six months for me, but now I think I have everything needed to begin treading the path to good times again.

As far as new year's resolutions, I do not really believe in them... However, you can say that I have four goals for this year - the first is to reboot my Flylady routines, more on that below, the second is to make 12 adult sized sweaters/cardigans in 12 months, and the third is to continue to evaluate and improve on my organizational (let us call them) deficiencies. I will hold myself accountable here and on twitter (follow me @askatla). (The last one is of a more private nature, but I can say that a lot of it consists of journalling and I may mention it sometimes.)

As you may see from the title of this post, it is anti-procrastination Wednesday, and Wednesdays are the days when I will review my Flylady-progress and it may evolve to be some sort of goal setting review later on. If you are not familiar with Flylady you can check it out here, and the heart of it is to hit a lick at a snake every day by establishing good routines to streamline your day and encourage yourself. It is mostly geared towards stay-at-home-moms, I am neither, but you can use it to keep track of any ADDesque problems - like forgetting to hoover for a month because you think I can do that later. Everyday...

The first thing you are encouraged to do as a new Flybaby/rookie is to follow the 31 baby steps. They are the foundation of the routine building, and they are awesome for anyone who has been following the Flylady "program" a long time but fallen of the wagon (like me...). Day number one in the 31 baby steps is to Shine the Sink. Just washing the dishes (unless there are mountains of it), clean and polish it. Not too hard. Hard for me. I would rather just knit all day - but it has to be done and I can only count on myself to do it. Therefore, my will be done. To keep myself a little more motivated I cannot knit until the tasks has been done, and I get a star in my filo afterwards!

I will explain my 12 projects in 12 months on Friday and the time management/filofax/my week will be on Sunday. Cheerio!