Category: sunrise

Week 35/2021: explore and observe

Week 35/2021: Week of 30 August 2021 What did I want to do better this week? Focus on being observant. In particular being mindful in one chosen activity. So, how did that go then? Keep reading . . . 21 for 2021 update The Change Journal (thing 4) This...

Week 34/2021: observe

Week 34/2021: Week of 23 August 2021 What did I want to do better this week? Walking. Mornings and afternoons. So, how did that go then? I went for a walk every morning and every afternoon except Monday. I’m counting walks that have an actual purpose as well as...

Week 33/2021: Swimming in the mud

Week 33/2021: Week of 16 August 2021 This week I was lucky to go on a road trip to the north of the state with a colleague to meet some people working on some of the same things we’re working on. Our first stop was Smithton, my home town....

Week 32/2021: celeriac and leeks

Week 32/2021: Week of 9 August 2021 What did I want to do better this week? This week I wanted to continue trying to get back into my habit of regular morning walks. I guess I’d never really lost the habit, I’d just started to miss a few days,...

Week 30/2021: chow mein

Week 30/2021: Week of 26 July 2021 What did I want to do better this week? After turning all my alarms off, I wanted to get up a bit earlier and go for a walk in the morning. So, how did that go then? I kind of didn’t do...

Week 22/2021: sunrises and crackers

Week 22/2021: week of 31 May I didn’t achieve a bunch of things this week, but I think I learned a lot. 21 for 2021 update Vegetable of the week (thing 2) Thing 2 is to choose a different vegetable every week from the book In Praise of Veg...

21 for 2021: week 18

Week 18/2021: week of 4 May 2021 21 for 2021 update This week in the Change Journal I tried out the Eisenhower Principle chapter, which I am familiar with but don’t think I’ve ever actually used. It’s a way of prioritising things according to their importance and their urgency. I’ve...

21 for 2021: week 15

Week 15/2021: week of 12 April 2021 21 for 2021 update Working through the Change Journal (thing 4) I’m still working on the journalling chapter (Chapter 24), which relates to the new habit in Chapter 7 that I’m trying to form of doing 20 minutes of writing every morning. I didn’t...

21 for 2021: week 14

Week of 5 April 2021 I’ve split this week’s post into two because I wrote so much about my vege cooking exploits. You can find part one here. I’ve been working through several chapters of the Change Journal, as I was last week. This week, I completed Chapter 11 (Reading),...

21 for 2021: week 3

Week 3/21: week of 18 January 2021 21 for 2021 update Some time ago I was chatting to my GP about getting older and how I want to make sure I stay as healthy as I can for as long as I can. I said one thing I’ve always...