It’s been a scarily long time since I last wrote. It seems we all struggle with the days speeding by. As I sit to write this I know that I have been busy but I’m struggling to remember just what I have been busy doing and that doesn’t feel like a good thing. On the other hand I do know that I’ve remained focused on my health and well being and have been able to help others at the same time so that is a result in my world.
I also know I’ve had a long overdue hair cut and I’m showing the wind swept version of that off here today. (Sorry Vicky I’ve messed it up already!)
Lets have a quick review of my learning in September with notes on how I plan to change things up for October.
Bullet Journaling has proved really useful to me in September for tracking my new habits. This has been a really interesting process as I have concentrated mainly on being aware of my habits but have naturally found myself wanting to make changes based on the information that I have been collating. I am now thinking about putting together a workshop based around this.
The diagnoses of shingles had an impact on my health routines as the 5 times a day tablets made me much more tired than the actual illness. As a result I struggled to keep to my step target. It’s been interesting to see how this has made it difficult to get back on track once my energy levels restored and October is going to include a strong focus on this. Walking has such huge health benefits both physically and mentally and is exercise that I actually enjoy so I really want to make the most of this.
Coffee consumption is down and I’m even starting to be able to get on with decaff but October has had me reaching for hot drinks rather than my bottle of water so I need to watch this.
The focus has very much been on changes in me but as the seasons change that attention is now moving to the changes in my needs as a result. It’s going to be harder to get my dose of daylight and the rain has an impact on my walking (I don’t mind getting wet on the way home but I don’t want to be a soggy puddle in Costa!)
Food needs are charging as well with the craving for warm, comforting foods. Must dig out some inspiring new recipes. I’ll be helped to stay on track by having found a new online wholefoods supplier. I prefer to buy local but that need is not really being met right now. However, October will include a trip to Flore near Daventry to check out a new refills shop and cafe (I may just have to pop into The Booksmith at Weedon Bee while I’m there as well!)
So as October is well under way the focus will remain on my health and well being, learning more and enjoying my course. of course friends and family are always a top priority, as are my clients. As I look down I’m reminded that my little companions are too, even if one of them prefers her own company!