So now I remember why it was I wanted to rid my studio of things!! Overwhelm. I have too much, y’all 😒! I am grateful to have the materials that I have, however, I don’t know where to begin with using what I have. It’s an issue that runs me out of my studio almost daily.
I am bringing intention into my life and running out of my studio is an avoidance tactic. If I don’t sit with it, it doesn’t exist.
But it does.
In large amounts.
While trying to find my style this led to a variety of aesthetics being purchased. And I don’t like that nor have I discovered my style 😩 And I haven’t played to find my style because of overwhelm 😩😩😩😩😩
OCD, much?? (I am diagnosed btw)
Piece by Piece
I arrived at starting with my sticker pile. I want to incorporate fun into my planner and journal and what better way to do that than with stickers!! I am not going to be too picky about the aesthetics … ooooo!! Wait. How about I theme each week??!!?!?! That’s a great idea. See talking things out helps immensely! I asked my daughter if she would like the ones I decide to not use and she accepted. And if she doesn’t use them she will pass along to her step-sister. Problem solved! No waste 🤓
That is as far as I’ve gotten at tackling my stash. It’s a start, right? Other than that, I have been in hibernating mode. I have spent my days off in bed. This time of year is my restoration period. I allow it to bother me on some days thinking of all the things that I could be doing. But there are days I just accept it and sleep peacefully. For a chronic busy person this hasn’t been easy.
Laying around doing absolutely nothing feels great!!! ☺️ I am now monitoring my down time. Who’wouda’thunk it? I slowly open my eyes each morning around 10 am. I take until 11 to be up and moving around. I journal, plan, read, shower, and get ready for work. I work at 2pm, Wednesday-Saturday. Other than that, I’ve enjoyed my lesson on being. I won’t deny that I struggle with feelings of laziness but I am working through that.
Everyone around me is sick. Coworkers, family, and friends. The weather here can’t make up its mind. It’s been windy and unpredictable. Saturday evening we had snow flurries and today’s high (Wednesday) is 71 degrees. I attribute the sickness to the weather. On a different note, I have maintained my journaling habit. I also created a morning routine for setting the intention for the day. I call it Magical Morning Muse ☺️ I document the week’s affirmation, 3 gratitudes, 2 priorities, a block for work and the money earned that day, the weather, and my mood. It’s taken me until now to find a layout I enjoy but finally, I am pleased.
That’s it for my 2022 this far. I am still on track and will continue to apply being to my everyday. How is your progress? Are you on track with your resolutions or word for 2022?
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