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A Glimpse Into My Planner – What Happened in November

I got a new planner this year and so I started a series that I titled “A Glimpse Into My Planner”.
Each month* I’ve been giving you a glimpse of what’s been happening, because I now keep EVERYTHING in this planner since there is a space for EVERYTHING.

a glimpse into my November planner

Just to recap:

Each day not only has lines for my to do list, it also has 3 sections that I love:  

  • The Big 3 – This helps me prioritize.  What 3 things MUST I get done today?
  • Wellness – Daily workouts.
  • Gratitude – 3 things for which I’m grateful on that given day.

I also make note of things the Lord shows me during my daily quiet time.  

This new planner has reduced my desk by 3 books, and I have it all in one place and I love it.  I also love going back through my month to see what worked, what didn’t, what I got done, what I still need to do and so on.

By the end of November, things were starting to settle down.  God was getting my attention and it was time for me to heed my own advice and start turning my holidays into holy days.  

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How to Build Self-Confidence with Self-Care

 

How to Build Self-Confidence with Self-Care

When I was growing up my self-confidence suffered.  I never felt good about myself. I often wanted to hide and blend into the background.  In fact, to this day my default mode would be to disappear into the crowd. I’m a homebody and still choose an (early!) evening in on any occasion.  But that no longer has to do with my level of self-confidence. It simply has to do with my preferences and how I’m wired.

At this point in my life I wouldn’t describe myself as having low self-confidence.  I’ve grown into myself, I guess you could say. I’m okay with who I am, and I’m confident to do the things life requires of me.  But it’s taken some work. I’m still a work in progress. Because I like myself doesn’t mean I think I’m perfect or that I don’t have days I struggle.  Just recently I was struggling with some overwhelm, and I realized that I have held onto a few negative experiences that make me feel less than in certain situations.  

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A Glimpse Into My Planner – What Happened in October

I got a new planner this year and so I started a series that I titled “A Glimpse Into My Planner”.
Each month* I’ve been giving you a glimpse of what’s been happening, because I now keep EVERYTHING in this planner since there is a space for EVERYTHING.

October 2018 planner

Just to recap:

Each day not only has lines for my to do list, it also has 3 sections that I love:  

  • The Big 3 – This helps me prioritize.  What 3 things MUST I get done today?
  • Wellness – Daily workouts.
  • Gratitude – 3 things for which I’m grateful on that given day.

I also make note of things the Lord shows me during my daily quiet time.  

This new planner has reduced my desk by 3 books, and I have it all in one place and I love it.  I also love going back through my month to see what worked, what didn’t, what I got done, what I still need to do and so on.

October was intense!

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