Day 3110 – A Day Of Rest

I spent half of my day yesterday prepping for a day of rest today. From scheduling blog posts to scheduling my Facebook group to reviewing all my other tasks to make sure I could mentally be free today. It’s crazy how much easier it is to have a day off when you know you’re having a day off and prepare for it.

What are you doing on your day off? (if you’re off today of course)

While not what I’m doing today, here’s a pic of me relaxing at the beach a few months ago.

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Day 3109 – How You Should Spend Your Day Off Tomorrow – or – Free National Park Day Tomorrow!

There are four days/weeks every year that the amazing National Park Service offers free entry into their parks. Tomorrow is one of them!

So get thyself to the free beauty!

This is us at the Badlands.

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Day 3108 – Make Your Dream Come True Day

I love days like today because I’m a big believer in not just having big dreams, but actually achieving them. For years, I struggled with making my dreams come true. I was a great dreamer, but a poor executor. Thankfully, I’ve made some changes and have grown a lot in this area. Here are some things that have helped me achieve my big dreams.

Have a plan and a goal. I talk about this a lot in my road trip book (link at the bottom of this post). You gotta know what your trip will cost and then break down how you will save for that. Until you can have a clear plan to get to your goal, you’ll (likely) never get there. I have a goal of reading 300 books this year. I have systems in place to hit this goal, and have ways to read every day to make progress towards that goal.

Realize that any progress each day is progress – even if it’s super small. Some days, I’m only working on one page, or one paragraph on my alcoholism memoir. But it’s one step closer each day.

Some dreams need a deadline and others just need daily consistency. My memoir is a great example of a daily consistency goal. I have no idea how long it will take me to finish writing. But since it’s a different type of book than I’ve ever written, I want to trust the process of showing up every day and eventually get to the published point.

Make it a game. For my morning checklist (writing, working out, reading a book on book marketing, reading through Tribe of Mentors, and working on Pinterest), I printed out dated grids which I highlight every day I do them. This is a great visual reminder of what I’ve done and for how long. Seeing progress is a big motivator. We’ve talked about making a pie chart or something to show how we’re doing in each of our budgets and trying to stay under so we can put more towards other investments (whether real estate or savings or whatever).

Realize it will be messy and hard. Going after any dream will have challenges. I think knowing you will experience them helps the process.

How are you making your dreams come true today?

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Day 3107 – What Is My Wish For Today?

My wish for today is a quick recovery, from being sick….again. (Insert my best Forrest Gump impression) “And I got sick….again….and I didn’t get much done…again.”

While…again….this is really annoying, it is a reminder to be thankful for my current life situation. For work that is flexible. For employers who care about my health. And for systems I’ve set up so things get done, even when I’m not in tip top shape.

Getting sick has never been less stressful.

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Day 3105 – 8.5 Years Married To My Favorite Guy

Every day married is a milestone, in my eyes. Every day I get to spend with Bret is a gift. We’ve gotten into the habit of saying something along the lines of “I’m glad I get another day with you!” or “yay! You’re alive today!” each morning.

Today is our eight and a half year anniversary. I don’t typically celebrate half anniversaries…mostly because I forget about it. But I do celebrate on most 11th day of the month and Saturdays, and by celebrate, I tell Bret “happy anniversary!” to which he replies “thanks” and/or “dang it!” (because I said it first).

Who knows how many sleepovers I’ll get to have with my weirdo best friend, but I am sure enjoying each one I do get.

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