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Five Minutes...

Wednesday, September 19, 2012

I realized I have five (maybe six) things I want to do. If I spend a minimum of only five minutes a day on each item, then that's half an hour. I can schedule a half hour out of my evening...and of course, the minimum means I spend five minutes OR MORE on each activity. And I can do one or two of them in front of the TV.

They are:

1. Be outside (at least "be;" ideally, mow, pick up, plant, sweep, etc.)
2. Exercise
3. One relationship-building activity a day
4. Learn Arabic
5. Finish my book list
6. Clean/organize the house

My plan is to do the outside thing right when I get home, before I sit. Then, I'll exercise while I watch TV. If my RBA is an email, FB message, letter, etc., then I can do that in front of the TV, but if it's something like a phone call, then I'll do that either before or after my exercise. Before I go to bed, I'll do my five minutes minimum of Arabic, and after that, read before bed.

This could be something good to use my stickers for, one sticker for each task completed, but that still begs the question of where I'm going to stick my stickers.

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EYES_ON_THEPRAZ 9/20/2012 5:18PM


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MONAKIN314 9/20/2012 12:10PM

    Nice Plan. You always make me laugh. You could make a sticker calendar like when we were kids and give yourself a sticker when complete a daily goal, then give yourself a bigger reward after earning some many stickers.

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HOPESINGH 9/20/2012 9:27AM

    Go for it! Kaizen really works

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RUTHXG 9/19/2012 8:46PM

    Yep, sounds good! You could make some kind of display calendar for the stickers, & reward yourself when it fills up!

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MADAMES 9/19/2012 7:57PM

    That's a great list! You can accomplish great things with that list.


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DUXGRL1 9/19/2012 7:54PM

    Sounds like a good plan!

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KIM--POSSIBLE 9/19/2012 7:50PM

    Sounds promising! Just five minutes. Most of us can find five minutes for the things that are really important to us. And, I bet once you start with five minutes, you will end up doing more on the exercise! Good luck!

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