RSS

Day 23: Habits Taking Root

23 Aug

Three challenges. Three habits. I can feel them starting to take root.

Normally, when I challenge myself to do something on a daily basis, it doesn’t last very long. Definitely not long enough for it to become habit.

Today was an especially long day for me. The morning started at 6:30am with one of my three challenges: The Hero’s Journey exercise challenge. Then to my church gig at 8am, setting up and rehearsing until 10am, performing and running sound, and tearing down the equipment by 12pm. Then, back home to finish cooking twenty people’s worth of pasta in two batches (because my pot is not big enough, plus, it worked out better because some people came later, and fresh, hot pasta is much better than room-temperature pasta). Serving guests, chasing kids, running to the store for coffee creamer, plus playing cards for the older kids, playing some more (sometimes hiding in my room until they drag me out), until 6pm. Band practice until 9pm.

Phew… I’m finally back home.

And guess what?

I didn’t go straight to bed.

I genuinely wanted to finish my other two challenges. Not out of obligation, but because it was my own desire. My brain did a double-take.

Is this a habit forming?

I hope so. I felt a little proud for feeling this way instead of wanting to crash right away.

My next step is to figure out a way to fine tune and redirect this habit once these challenges are over, so they don’t just sputter and die.

Oh, I also found out that Triple Triad is available on iOS now. #goodbyelife

Onward, to Day 24!

To participate in this month-long blogging challenge, check out the official Blaugust.


Music Challenge #10

A Track-a-day Challenge as an exercise in establishing efficient creative-workflow.

The mix is a little muddy, but I like the notes. 🙂

 

Advertisements
 
Leave a comment

Posted by on August 23, 2015 in Life

 

Tags: , ,

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

 
Adventures of a Lalafell

A Final Fantasy FFXIV: A Realm Reborn Blog

Mama Druid

Nature loving Mom shares photos, screen shots, stories, games, names, language, and etymology.

Composer Winifred Phillips

Thoughts about music, video games, etc.

A Kirsty Moment

has retired!

Stylish Corpse

MMO musings and commentary

Gamers Decrypted

Musings on Gaming, Music and Life

Ancient Mana

GREAT GOOGLY MOOGELY

Absolution

The Lazy Sniper

MMO Gamer Chick

Just a girl in a MMO world.

Healing the masses

One voxel at a time

Ariellalphabet

Video games. Magical Girls. Glitter.

kam's korner

my love for writing, gaming and blogging manifest

The Curious Cat

All the random things I think about... but mostly video games ^^0

Tales of the Aggronaut

Life and times of Belghast: Blogger, Podcaster, Tank, MMO Gamer, Husband, Cat and Ferret Tender, etc

Games I Made My Girlfriend Play

An avid gamer shares his favorite pastime with the woman he loves.

Moonshine Mansion

The gaming blog that moonshine built

8bit Kitchen

Because you can't save the world on an empty stomach.

Recollections of Play

Gaming, music, life, and more

Gaming Conversations

with Braxwolf Stormchaser

Me Vs. Myself and I

A little bit of everything, a whole lot of nothing.

Sygnus.org - Fantasy Writing Blog

Fantasy Writing, Fantasy Art, & Creative Inspiration

MMO Gypsy

mmorpgs, mmo gaming

Thinking Play

Musings on games and playing

GamingSF

Online gaming blog

%d bloggers like this: