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Raenia

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April 2020 Goals
« on: April 01, 2020, 06:29:08 AM »
Continuing my goals from last month, plus a few new ones.

1. Better sleep - maintain bedtime routine, hit lights-out target at least 26/30 days. (Last month 25/31)
2. Meditate daily - 10 min per day, target 25/30 days. (Last month 24/31)
3. Exercise - take a walk or exercise every day. Target 20/30 days. (Last month 15/31)
4. Clutter - keep surfaces uncluttered, target clean surfaces 25/30 days. (Last month 29/31)
5. Reading - Read 4 books, including 1 philosophy book.
6. Try something difficult - target 4 new things (Last month 5/4)
7. Garden - Build 1 garden bed and plant first plantings

New for April:
8. Gratitude - Focus on gratitude, target 3/week (12/31 days)
9. Cut people slack, including self
10. Validate people's feelings

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Re: April 2020 Goals
« Reply #1 on: April 01, 2020, 07:00:01 AM »
April Goals:

1. Save $2,000
2. Read 4 books
3. Paint Laundry room
4. De-clutter the office
5. Complete the Census

comicguy

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Re: April 2020 Goals
« Reply #2 on: April 01, 2020, 11:24:19 AM »
April Goals:

Continue tracking monthly expenses
Lose 7 lbs
Read 4 books
Declutter 50 items
Complete 2 more minor household projects
Find 100 dollars in free money


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Re: April 2020 Goals
« Reply #3 on: April 01, 2020, 02:39:03 PM »
Thanks for keeping it rolling, Raenia.

1. Stay healthy
2. Stay employed
3. Save 1,900 post-tax
4. Spend <$700 (essential-only spending month)
5. Achieve sleep score >90
6. Read “Good to Go” by Christine Aschwanden
7. Complete running workouts in 2/4 weeks
8. Play 200 hands of bridge
9. Donate blood
10. Avg >8 ppw in 3/4 weeks
11. Zero social media surfing
12. Change oil and flush brake fluid in car
13. No filling up car with gas
14. Average <2h of weekly screen time each week
15. No alcohol on nights prior to work day

I set the bar pretty low for March so looking for April to be a rebound month.

chaskavitch

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Re: April 2020 Goals
« Reply #4 on: April 01, 2020, 03:16:11 PM »
I haven't done very well with goals the rest of the year so far, but my normal habits have been disrupted so much by having my kids home and WFH 2 days a week that I may as well make some new goals to give myself some accountability.  Maybe :)

1.  Increase my "average sleep" time (per my Fitbit) to > 7 hrs.  I'm sitting at about 6 hrs 40 minutes right now.
2.  Start exercising again, preferably 2-4 times a week.  At least 1 lifting session/kb swing set, and 1 long walk with the kids.
3.  Fix our grocery budget!  We bought too much frozen food last month, lol.
4.  No more MMM forum/FB/insta during work hours when WFH (after this time...)
5.  Sweep the kitchen every night, the main level every other day
6.  Finish 3 of my pending mending projects
7.  Get 8.5k steps/day

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Re: April 2020 Goals
« Reply #5 on: April 01, 2020, 03:25:04 PM »
Thanks for keeping up this thread Raena:).

Money
1. Savings - $2100 in April - done!

Garden
2. Finish seeding and planting by April 15. Label everything. Need to start seeding the last batch of veggies then move on to flowers.
Finish cleaning up before the end of this month - in progress.
Finish borders, pathways, garden projects by the end of next week - in progress.
Get help with weeding and watering.

Keep reading my new garden books and keep a garden journal with pictures and records of plantings/seeding success.
Write down design ideas and considerations, note plant failings or successes.

Review the final garden plan for this year and then let it go.:)
Nothing is perfect and a garden is never really finished:).
Make time to enjoy the gazebo - alfresco dining, bbq and running the fountain or watching the birds splash in their birdbath.
Buy those two butterfly-attracting bushes this week and plant them.

Home
3. Spring clean thoroughly - kitchen and bath this week and start on study next week.
Revamp carport, set up a virus decontamination station - this week!

Declutter
4. Still working on the paper tiger - sigh - I gotta get with the program.
I really want to get income tax done by the end of the month!

Project
5. Update password list and bank - important paper information.
Write a last letter to my son and place it with the emergency/death folder.

Look into making a few face masks - in progress. DIL will be fun to plan with.

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Re: April 2020 Goals
« Reply #6 on: Today at 06:25:58 AM »
Going to jump in on this thread- thanks for doing an April challenge!

April Goals:
1. Go to bed at 9:30
2. Launch podcast (finally)
3. keep streak of exercising 5x/ week