As we get older, having some sort of routine before retirement becomes necessary. I’m talking about the wake-up and get out of bed, get ready for the day, eat, and the all important bathroom routine. You don’t want to be out and realize you don’t have your Depend®s. That would be embarrassing. Seriously though, getting […]
Why Routine and Habit Have you noticed that it gets harder to make decisions toward the end of the day? There’s only so many decisions one can make in a day before the brain gets tired. That’s why you need to create a routine and habit filled day. Having a routine and habit through the […]
Creating new habits isn’t easy, so here are 6 simple hacks to build new habits. Use them until you don’t need them anymore. But remember, how do you eat an elephant…one bite at a time. Baby step through the process and reward small accomplishments. Now onto the 6 hacks. Put It On The To-Do List […]
Does it only take 21 days to create a new habit? No, and yet because it was quoted as such, that’s the number that stuck. Sadly, it can take less than 21 days to form a bad habit. And sometimes, no matter how hard we try; it takes much longer to form a new habit. […]
Difficult, but not Impossible How often do we try to create a new habit or stop a bad one only to realize months later that our willpower faded when we weren’t looking? It’s hard to keep up willpower for any length of time. Sure, we can stick to a low-fat, 1,000-calorie diet and go hungry […]
What Horses Can Teach You About Working at Home. Just because I’m the personality type that needs to get ready for the day BEFORE I have my coffee, does not mean that my DH has to be that way. But for some reason, I sometimes have trouble committing to my routine when I’m not alone […]
There’s never enough time in the day. But with an age-old technique, blocking time, you certainly can get a LOT more accomplished. Just format your day according to YOUR personality and see the results. Remember, it takes three weeks for anything to become a habit.
Do you have trouble getting kids to do chores? Have you ever thrown your hands up in the air and scream because you just couldn’t nag the kids one more time? I found a fabulous product that will help you in this area others. It’s called “Mom’s Family Preserves Grin ‘N’ Bear It Chores for […]