It’s hard to go slow.
I want a perfectly clean, smartly decorated house. Now. The perfectly toned body. Now. The burgeoning blog. Financial goals met. The holy life attained. All relationships in harmony. Now. Now. Now.
Going slow highlights the discontentment of where I am versus where I want to be.
But here’s the thing: a scattered focus means that I don’t achieve success in any area.
So, I am forcing myself to focus on only a couple of things this summer: exercise every evening plus healthy meal planning and prep (including desserts!).
In the spring, my exercise routine was hit and miss because I was focusing on being consistent with my wake-up routine. Now that is established, it’s time to move on to something else.
So, now my blogging is hit and miss. I’ll try to focus on that in the fall.
I’m shooting for 66 days in a row to establish new habits, based on the latest understanding of habit formation. (Thanks to Michael Hyatt for bringing this to my attention.)
It can be discouraging to move slowly. So I’m pep talking myself into staying the course and celebrating small wins.
Stay the course, friends! Slow and steady wins.