Did you read my last post and try to start a 21 day chart to develop a new healthy habit, or to help you try to get rid of a bad habit? I did. Although there are many things I could attempt, I chose this goal: To work on my book, I Am Awesome!, (a workbook on improving self esteem, geared towards middle school kids), at least one hour a day. So far so good! You'd think an hour a day would be a cinch, but not with my
Anyway, on to the topic of today's post, "Preparing for a Big Event." I'm going to a wedding tonight, so that's a small scale big event, but nevertheless I've been preparing for it: manicure, check!; pedicure, check!; just the right dress, check! You get the drill.
I love having a big event looming out there on the horizon. We all enjoy having something to look forward to, don't you think? Now that I'm writing about it, I think it's time to schedule another cruise! I've discovered something about preparing for big events: sometimes it's more enjoyable preparing for an event than the level of gratification you get from the actual event! Well, obviously there can be somewhat of a letdown after the excitement of getting ready for something. So, enjoy the preparation! The journey!
What are some things you do to prepare for a big event? Besides what I have already mentioned, I like to: make sure I'm happy with hair style and color; figure out what jewelry goes with each outfit; use teeth-whitening strips; try to lose some weight; work out more often and at a higher intensity; make a countdown chart as time gets closer; research places to travel/things to do, (if it's a trip); make a "To Do" list and prioritize daily. Heck, my list might even include that new luggage I've been
Well, I have another big event, besides today's wedding--a four day family reunion which starts tomorrow! So, I shall close for now. Don't you know? I need to make a list!
Wishing you tons of energy and a positive outlook when working on your wellness goals, and in your day to day life! And, hey, I hope you are now feeling motivated to plan a little trip, or a party, or something similar that you can look forward to and work towards. Enjoy!