In what sequence of importance would you put the following words:
Time Space Order Routine A Plan
Would you agree that some of these words unlock the potential of the others?
What benefit do they have for your life? Juggling parenthood, and work can take its toll on you! Having the right stepping stones in the right order can make all the difference. This is especially true when you follow up with the right, consistent simple green living routines.
The sequence of importance you would place the words may depend in part on your behavioral/personality traits. Some individuals would need to have “A Plan” established before setting out to create the others. On the other hand, some people could not create “A Plan” without having “Order” and “Space” lined out.
Understanding yourself and your natural behavioral tendencies will help you be more successful in 2017! Perhaps as you look at these stepping stones, one or two of them pop out in your mind. Why did that “stone” come so quickly to mind?
Take some time to reflect on why it came to mind and what you need to do with it, then determine what you will do with the other stones? Stepping stones have a job to do. They are meant to help us get from one point to another. Where is it you want to go in 2017?
For further reflection, consider the following representational ideas…
Time for more productivity.
Time for building relationships.
Time for hobbies/recreation.
Space for mental margin.
Space for renewal.
Space for creativity.
A plan for business endeavors/goals.
A plan for family adventures.
A plan for personal pursuits.
Order for the freeing up of time.
Order for the better utilization of space.
Order for intentional, simple green living.
Routines keep the “cogs” (other stepping stones) running smoothly.
Routines help you live purposefully in the ways you want.
Routines help set your weekends free!
Next week we will delve into unpacking the bedrock stepping stones; “Order” and “Routine.”
These two stones can quick-set potential for achieving what you desire to achieve in this new year!