I'm toying with an idea, but I don't really want to say for sure I'm doing it because then I'll be committed. And then every time I think that I think I'm being a lazy bum and to just do it.
I'm thinking of setting one week resolutions. I hesitate because I already have personal resolutions and photo resolutions but my personal resolutions are so vague. A beautiful life? I like to think I'll know it when I see it, but I'm not so sure. I think that there are a lot of beautiful things already that I just take for granted so one thing I have started doing is writing down what I did each day that fits that "beautiful life" idea in my mind.
But I still want to have some concrete steps I take to move myself forward. So I'm thinking about setting one little goal each week. At the end of the week I can drop it or try to continue, but at least I can say I did it for a few days in a row. Last week I made a small change in my morning routine. Usually I would stumble out of bed, curl up on the sofa, turn on the TV and pull the laptop towards me, surf the web, watch the news and slowly wake up. Last week I set the TV on a timer so it would turn on at 6 a.m. I was up at 5:20 so until the TV came on, no TV and no computer. I made tea, I got my clothes together, started my morning bathroom routine. It seemed to make it a more peaceful start.
This week I want to make some minor adjustments in my evening routine. Usually when I finally decide it is time to go to bed is when I do the evening bathroom routine. There is no reason I have to wait until right before bed to do some of those things. If I'm in for the night I could take my contacts out a few hours before bed. I could wash my face and take my medicine at 7 or 8 at night instead of 10:45. The later it gets and the more tired I am I start skipping things. This should be an easy one, but old habits die hard. We'll see.