for every month. The new month means it's time to:
~ review how I did with May goals
~ make new June goals
May Resolution Recap:
I didn't attack my goals at all this month. I got a super late start
on all of them. Like two weeks into the month! I did make some
headway after that, but time flew at the end.
1. Spend time with Photoshop, actions & online tutorials. In
hindsight, this was three goals in one. Way too much computer
stuff in one goal for me! So, I really just narrowed in on actions.
I found a place to download them for free and got started in
applying them to a few photos. Click here to read more about
what I learned. I'm now in the process of going through the
tutorial for each action and figuring how to apply and tweak
them. It's fun!
2. Spend nine minutes a day in meditation.
Did a post on why I wanted to do this and how it seemed to
be going as I kicked it off. I have managed to do it daily since,
and I plan to keep it up. This could potentially be something I
do for life! (At least it should be.) Will keep you posted on if it
seems to make a difference and how it evolves.
3. Put music from CDs onto ipod.
Oigh. This one didn't go -- like, at all. I don't know how to get
songs from computer to ipod. It's probably so simple, but I'm
not huge on teaching myself things on the computer. I usually
can figure it out once I decide to, but it seems too intimidating
and I often procrastinate my way out of ever doing it. So, the
ipod and loving-on-it's-sad-state remain on my to do list. I
promised myself that this week I'd at least look for the cord
I need (it's gotta be here somewhere) and figure out what my
itunes username and password is. :( This particular resolution
attempt was my worst go at a goal so far this year! I only
downloaded one CD to my computer. Bad, Sam.
Making June Resolutions:
So far this year, I've made three resolutions a month.
June marks the midway point in 2009.
My overall goal with this process is to get where I want to be
by 2010. I have a lot of work to do if that's actually gonna
happen. Time to reassess -- do a little more with the goals I've
already set and figure out what my real priorities are going
1. Make a list of several things I am doing and/or need to be
doing and give myself the grade I want to have for each of
those, along with the grade I am currently earning.
(i.e., Exercise -- I want an A, in the last month, I've earned ...
Or how I'm doing as a partner in my marriage -- I want an A,
in the last month I've earned ...)
2. Make a list of what I ideally want my life to look like and then
under each item, detail what I can do right now to start making
that happen. Then, put that list in order of priority.
3. Start couples work with David. Focus on our marriage.
Also in June:
- Remodel our bathroom
- Start 3-Day fundraising
- Do another Photo Scavenger Hunt (click here for details)
- Keep my schedule and to do list in a planner (started in May)
- Get ready for the baby shower I'm throwing on the 27th
What are you working on?
See you next month!