Category: habits

12 of 12 March 2016 (Part 1) – all about sleep

Saturday 12 March 20126 – Day 5 of Walk in her Shoes. **1 of 12:** According to my Fitbit I was only awake/restless for 18 minutes of the 8 hours I was in bed last night. I can assure it that its calculations are wildly inaccurate, as I was...

Walk in her shoes – Day 1

Day 1 of Walk In Her Shoes. It’s finally here! I got up at an hour that most people would be fast asleep (this is becoming my new normal anyway so I can get things done in the morning that I’d never do if I slept later, but that’s...

Book 4/24 – Better Than Before

This is my final catch-up post of the books I’ve read this year. I’m currently reading book #5. I’ve been a fan of Gretchen Rubin since I read her first book The Happiness Project in 2011. Her new book, Better Than Before: Mastering the Habits of Our Everyday Lives,...

Journalling challenge 

This week I’m participating in a journaling challenge set by the people at Asian Efficiency. There’s a journal prompt, which is “what did I learn today?” and each day there is a challenge to help you to incorporate journaling into your daily routine.   (oh hi bad grammar) Day 3’s challenge...

Walk in her shoes wrapup

Walk In Her Shoes is over for 2015. I’ve had a great time taking part, despite the blisters or callouses or whatever they are causing me some problems over the week. I’m not sure what’s going on there, but maybe if I walk a bit less in some different...

Walk In Her Shoes – Day 7

Well, this is it – the end of a journey that started back in January when I signed up to do CARE Australia’s Walk In Her Shoes Challenge for the second year. Since then I’ve been gradually increasing my daily step goal from 13,000 in January to 25,000 for...

Tassievore Eat Local Challenge Week 2: Grow something

I used to live in my vegetable garden. I’d quite happily spend all weekend in there, get totally engrossed, completely lose track of time, and occasionally even get something to eat from it. Then we moved back to Tasmania, had a child and my passion for gardening disappeared into...

Week in review 9-15 March/Walk in her shoes update

This was the last week of my training for CARE Australia’s Walk In Her Shoes Challenge. Tomorrow (16 March) is the start of the challenge, and I’ll be aiming to do 25,000 steps a day every day for the next week. The training hasn’t been part of the challenge....

Week in review 2-8 March 2015/Walk in her shoes update

Last week’s goals: 21,000 steps per day: 7/7 days (average 22,900 steps a day) Go to bed before 11.45 pm: 6/7 days This week has been another busy training week for Walk in Her Shoes. I’m excited to have reached (and exceeded) my fundraising goal of $500, so a...

Week in review: 16-22 February 2015

This week’s goals: 17,000 steps per day – 6/7 days. Weekly total 137,518 (daily average 19,645) [Private Goal] – 0/7 days Go to bed before midnight (baby steps!) – 5/7 days – 3 of which were 11.55, but it all counts! This week was a quiet week. Still settling back...