- Work allows me 3 hours a week for fitness
- Pup has agility training, weather permitting
- Pup should get at least one walk every day of over a mile
- Treadmill and weight machine are backups for bad weather days &/or spare moments
- Trampoline can be used during TV breaks
perpender's Life List
1. get in shape
2. learn german
3. Seek out 20 Geocaches this year
4. Get organized
5. have better posture
6. visit transylvania
7. take time today to reflect on what I want to accomplish in the next year
8. live in the moment
9. live passionately
10. forgive others
11. stop caring what other people think
12. mindfully and gently examine some of my habits
13. Build a workout routine where I consistently work out 3+ days a week.
How I did it: Once I returned to the U.S., where several options were made available to me, I simply scheduled appointments for some of the basics. I joined Massage Envy, where I get a free 60-minutes massage every month. They also offer discounted prices on facials and other services.I also now get manicures using the shellac...it looks better and lasts significantly longer, and it is more difficult to screw it up during my daily activitie… Read how I did it…
How I did it: This is a tough behavior to eradicate. I find that I might focus on work issues, or housekeeping issues, or organizational issues, etc. It seems regardless of the area I focus on, other areas fall into "disrepair." I put off "Task A" knowing I need to focus on "Task B," whether I do anything about Task B or not.I have found I need to break projects down into smaller portions, then schedule time to focus on each project.&… Read how I did it…
How I did it: This month marks the payoff of my final unsecured debt. While I still use my credit cards, I'm now in a position to pay them off every month. I committed over $1200 a month to accomplish this goal, and it feels good! Now, I have $1200 a month to put into savings, buy that big-screen TV, travel, etc. The freedom feels so good!I looked at all the "Must-pays" committed to debt going out every month. That, and th… Read how I did it…
I have stopped writing entries for this goal. Daily I say a silent thank you to whatever gods/angels/etc that watch over me. Each gift is precious…the gift of a new sunrise, a chance meeting, wonderful friendships, the colorful brushstrokes of fall.
Life is precious. Try not to waste a moment in anger, hatred, animosity.
One should never stop doing this. However, I count this as DONE because I’ve made a lifestyle change…
I vi the world differently now. I was widowed 3 years ago. Over the past year I decided I had to break out of my sporadic depression. I had to re-engage with life. To do this, I had to be open to those around me. I became conscious of others, allowing them to invade my personal time and space.
In the past few weeks I have been told I’d make a great motivational speaker and a good therapist…just listening to people and applying my personal logic to their circumstances has given them a different perspective in dealing with their issues.