February Goals

I honestly feel like the month of January went by nice and slowly. I enjoyed easing into the new year and getting a nice grip on making the most out of my new schedule. The first two weeks of the month weren’t the most productive outside of work, but I definitely got my act together for the latter half of the month and am content with the progress I made towards my yearly and monthly goals. Getting to put a check mark next to each goal you set out to achieve can be gratifying, butย I find it even more satisfying to think about how the month went on a deeper level. The underlying themes of my January were 1) to say yes to more fruitful uses of my time and say no to distractions (I said goodbye to cable TV and late night Netflix binging in exchange for reading and journaling; also social media fasting) and 2) to take risks and put myself out there – socially, relationally, and even personally (I said yes to social invitations, consistently participated in my life bible study class, and challenged myself to be more social and interactive with the people who cross my everyday path). I feel so grateful for all the highs and lows that the Lord brought to January and look forward to what He has in store for February.

January Goals

  • Attend Sunday school every weekend Feeling like I’m getting back into the swing of Sunday mornings ๐Ÿ™‚
  • Go on a retreat with Sunday school class
  • Blog 3x a week The first half of the month didn’t go as planned, but I picked up with my normal blog posts for the latter two weeks
  • Social media fast 2 days a week I look forward to those 2 days each week. Some weeks I’ve fasted for 3+ days.
  • Prepare and file taxesย  Done and done! I love knocking this out as soon as possible, in fact, I’ve already received my refund ๐Ÿ™‚
  • Organize home desk
  • Finish reading Sacred Search Finished this book and am already contemplating re-reading (maybe I’ll listen to the audiobook instead). So, so good! I also finished Unstoppable Gospel and Love Your Life Not Theirs
  • Get moving during the work dayย Desk Cycle for the win! Love, love, love this thing!
  • Connect with the directors of two ministries at church One meeting is scheduled and the second is pending (progress!)
  • Get a library card

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February Goals

  • Attend Sunday School every weekend
  • Blog 3x a week
  • Social media fast at least 2 days a week
  • Map out new budget
  • Meet with church ministry leaders
  • Read 2 books
  • Begin MidLink class at church
  • Ride 20+ miles 3-4 days a week on Desk Cycle
  • Practice yoga 1-2x a week
  • No new clothing/shoes/accessories purchases

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