Well what do you know, March is upon us – it’s also my birthday month and I have absolutely no idea yet how I’m going to celebrate. Any suggestions?
Anyhow, did you get some stars under your belt in February? I’m pretty sure you have! It would be such a blast if you could share some in the comments below 🙂 C’mmon, share!
While you’re thinking, allow me to warm this up with my own report.
For February I ~
⭐ Successfully established the habit of starting each day with a tall glass of warm lemon water.
⭐ Successfully established a morning routine that I am quite happy with. Morning routines are very important, and because I only recently stopped working, I needed to establish a new start to my day. I’ll tell you more about this in a later post.
⭐ Messaged/texted my husband ‘good night’ and ‘I love you’ every evening of the month.
My husband is based abroad and sometimes I take cordial greetings like ‘good morning’, ‘good night’ or even just a ‘hey there, handsome!’ for granted Since February is the love month, I wanted to be consistent with at least 1 daily greeting. I chose an end of day greeting for this initiative.
I was consistent, and I’m happy this is continuing to date 🙂 The only times I missed greeting my husband ‘good night’ was 1, when my phone went kapot and the other 2 times when I was still starting and the habit hadn’t stuck yet. But this is a win fo sho!
⭐ Blogged every weekday of February. (And I give myself bonus points for posting on weekends) 😀
When I set out to blog I didn’t really plan on posting every day. I thought it would be difficult and must require a lot of discipline plus, I was already overwhelmed just thinking of what to blog about. But I set it as a challenge for February nevertheless. To help me along I came up with weeklies like “Pebbles of Wisdom” every Monday, Wordless Wednesdays, Funny Fridays and Learn Something New features.
As expected, I learned a lot in the process (some weeklies will be continued, others not, still others tweaked). And the Universe apparently was also pleased with my efforts by blessing me with:
⭐ A nomination for Versatile Blogger Award on the 4th
⭐ I made my 100th post on the 24th 🙂
~~~~ THANK YOU to all who visit this blog and leave footprints and especially those who give the extra ❤ by following this blog. I APPRECIATE YOU ALL SO MUCH! ~~~~
In addition, I have gotten much more comfortable blogging and sharing a bit of myself (this is a huge deal for me). I look forward to getting better as time goes by 🙂
⭐ Read 4 books – The Secrets of Happy Families by Bruce Feiler, Why Do I Love These People? by Po Bronson, The Servant’s Tale (fiction) and The Witch’ Tale (fiction) both by Margaret Frazer.
⭐ Exercised 19 times this month (goal is 20). Moving forward though I don’t know if I should keep giving myself stars for this as this is now a part of my morning routine. Or, maybe I will but only on those months where sticking to a routine is almost impossible like, December.
⭐ Started the following projects –
30 day yoga with Erin Motz
Understanding the Origins of Crime (online course)
I also tried but failed to:
🙄 Meditate. Something about meditating just keeps eluding me 😦 I also had this to contend with that made it all the more difficult.
🙄 Establish an evening routine.
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And there you have it, my stars for February. Now it’s your turn! 🙂 Share! Share!
~ Paardje 💋