since I’ve logged on to 43Things! This goal was most definitely worth completing. :)
meganomaniac's Life List
1. landscape my yard
2. Eat food. Not too much. Mostly plants.
3. be a better wife
4. see Norah Jones in concert.
5. Scan all my receipts
6. Read for at least 15 minutes every evening
7. grow my own herbs
8. pay off my loan
9. Give 1000 cheers
10. Participate in PostCrossing
11. Donate blood
12. develop my intuition
13. go camping
14. have a picnic
15. go hiking
16. find out what my blood type is
17. learn Tai Chi
18. start letterboxing
19. set up FLYlady routines
How I did it: First of all, I got myself a new office chair for work, because the one I had previously was kind of an orthopedic nightmare. I have had to be mindful and remind myself over and over to not slouch. It really made me aware of what a habit it had become. I also realized how different I feel mentally when I don't slouch vs. when I do.I recently learned in massage school that my chest muscles had become chronically shortened… Read how I did it…
How I did it: I chose DBT (dialectical behavioral therapy) as the type of therapy I wanted to participate in. I signed up for a DBT group to learn the skills over 18 weeks of weekly classes. The core skills are mindfulness, interpersonal effectiveness, distress tolerance, and emotional regulation. I also began weekly individual therapy with a therapist who specializes in DBT so we could talk about integrating the skills with my specif… Read how I did it…
How I did it: I went through my closets, cupboards, and shelves, and brought things to the consignment store and thrift store, or to people I knew who needed the things that I no longer had a use for. I also have a bunch of stuff in the garage that will be sold in a garage sale once the weather permits. I spent whole days de-cluttering a couple of times, and other times there would be weeks where my goal would be to clear out at least one t… Read how I did it…
Finally!! I don’t even know what else to say about it, besides NEVER AGAIN if I can even remotely help it.
I called it Consumerismworld. So many people looked irritated and unhappy…not too much visible amusement at the amusement park.