Day 11: stricter solutions, more goals…

Somehow even with my limit I am finding that my first step as I pause in quiet moments is the internet.
I check the 5 blogs with interesting 31 days series I’ve allowed myself once a day each. I check my blog for comments and traffic. I check my email. I check the weather. And then I’ll pick up a book or whatever else.

That is much better than before, but it still feels like I’m missing the point a little this month. It feels like at the end of the month I’ll just fall back into the habit of checking everything before I go accomplish things. I don’t want that.

I want this to be the point of breaking it off with the internet.

I want it to be a point I can look back to and see a good amount of positive change.

I’m thinking I need to stop all the random checking when I first sit down.

It breaks up the rhythm of the day and just leaves me in the same entertainment sinkhole looking for more.

I think instead of checking randomly I’ll make sure to write my blog post, do my 31 minute activity and read my bible/pray first.

And then I can check my blogs, the email, and the weather, if I must.

These last couple days I’ve been scurrying to finish a blog post at bedtime and in the process giving less time to my husband and less thought to my words.

We’ll see if this works a little better.

I haven’t managed my 31 minute project yet. I’m thinking I’ll crochet on the way to see the rest of our family this evening. We shall see!

I also need to take some pictures. This blog has been sadly lacking in all things interesting recently.

(This is a part of 31 days to Focus and Refresh a blog series my mom, sister and I are hosting as we spend 31 minutes a day improving our hearts, homes, and habits in the month of October.We would love your company!)

2 thoughts on “Day 11: stricter solutions, more goals…

  1. I think your blog has been full of interesting things lately, and yo are challenging me to take back my real life and hang out less on my computer. ;o) THANKS for inspiring me!! :o) I still hope to make some of those lovely stuffed cloth pumpkins!


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