Tuesday, March 31, 2009

Just 4 Today

Simplicity. Focus. Four things I can do. Just for today.
Here’s a short list of what I’m going to do that’s good for me today.

1. Exercise for at least 30 minutes.
2. Eat 5 servings of fruits and vegetables.
3. Post a handwritten note.
4. Make a new contact for Lifepoint Speaker.

Focus is a real challenge for me so I’ve revived a technique that’s worked for me in the past. What’s your focus?

11 comments:

Melanie said...

Sounds like a good plan...not overwhelming but do-able.
I think I'll come up with my four:

walk/run for 30
clean out linen closet (ugh)
eat a big salad for lunch
mop floors

Greg C said...

Let see, I already exercised. I only brought healthy food for lunch so that is a given. I think I will clean my office and finish this pile of paperwork to make my boss happy. :)

skoots1mom said...

Had fun with this...thanks for the idea...
http://skirkman.blogspot.com/2009/03/just-4-today.html

somethingaboutparenting said...

So how did you do?

Mike
http://somethingaboutparenting.typepad.com

Twitter: AboutParenting

RefreshMom said...

My focus is a bit broader as I try to take care of the myriad details involved in being ready to leave the boys at home while I go to a conference this weekend. Your post dovetails nicely though with mine today about avoiding 'idleness.'

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Saleslady371 said...

Thank you so much for visiting me. You do have a lovely smile!

Today:
1. Order Vitamins
2. Call my Mom
3. Walk in the park
4. Read the rest of Stasi & John Eldredge's: Captivating.

I'll be back; your blog is interesting.

Sassy Granny ... said...

Focus. It's huge for me. I lose mine often, but usually I get back on track by reminding myself I can either live intentionally, or allow life's winds to blow me around.

Kathleen

hlstewart said...

I had yet another "teacher test" to take and had been putting it off. Last Thursday I just took the plunge and registered for the first available date, the next Tuesday (today). With a deadline looming I was forced to study, took the test today and passed. One HUGE thing off the list!

And I washed and baggied 15 bags of various fresh snacks . . . grapes, strawberries, tomatoes, carrots, etc. For some reason that one tiny little step goes so far towards a healthier week at my house!

Now on to the 1,001 other things on my list to get ready for baby.

Rosezilla said...

This year I have 3 I'm trying to focus on. Exercise - Write - Garden

Brenda Leyland said...

A great post..... I've too have done the 'just for today' focus. It sure works.

I think staying focused works better when we don't try to multi-task all the time. Some things, some occasions, but I work better if I'm focused on one thing at a time. Giving it my full attention makes me more aware of being in the present and enjoying the moment.

So thanks for the reminder -- a good one for the beginning of a new week!

Blessings! Brenda

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