If your mornings are straight out of a Disney princess movie then I think we can agree you are definitely a morning person, me, not so much. I started my own little morning challenge to bring some sort of pleasantness to my mornings. I must be honest though, I am sorry to say I have been slacking big time. Big time. But, that is what challenges are for, right? They are for learning and growing, messing up and starting all over until you get it right! So, I am starting all over. I am going to get it right.
This time I am going about things a bit differently, I did a little research and found a women who had a similar mission as me on fitness magazine. I learned a lot of things from her article How to Become a Morning Person and I plan on using a lot of these tips! My favorite tip is establishing a night-time and morning routine to prepare my body and mindset for either sleep or waking up. I am pretty excited about setting up and creating my own bed time and morning routine.
March 14, 2014 (and a general review)
Asleep // I have gotten to bed later and later each night, primarily because I just can’t seem to fall asleep! But mostly because I am sinking back into old sleep patterns. Last night, 1:00 am.
Out Of Bed // This time has also been later and later, probably because I keep getting to bed around 1;00 am!
Emotion // I have been a bit frustrated with myself, I have seriously been slacking on this self-imposed challenge. Here’s to stepping it up!
Breakfast // I have recently found out (though I am not surprised) that I am slightly anemic, so I am working harder at eating a good, balanced breakfast. And I seriously notice such a difference when I take the time to do that. Especially when I eat my favorite steel cut oatmeal!
Accomplished // As I have been a slacking on this challenge a bit (a lot!), mornings haven’t had much accomplishment for me. Unless you count hitting snooze 10 or so times an accomplishment, in that case I am well accomplished!
Bloglovin’ // There are so many great bloggers out there guys! I just want to soak up all their knowledge!! I just recently found this great blog called, Henry Happened, and I LOVE it! It is packed with natural remedies, natural cleaners and the other natural living solutions!
God Time // While I have a lot to work on I must say that I am a bit proud of the time I have spent in the word. I am so grateful for it! With Brian and I realizing just how close the wedding is, how close our marriage is, we sat down and evaluated our relationship with not only each other, but also with our father. We want so desperately to make him proud! That is why we have both been taking our relationships with God so much more seriously. As we should! We have a been doing this study together called Things I Wish I’d Known Before We Got Married by Gary Chapman. Brian and I are enjoying it. We have done pre-engagement counseling a while ago, but this is a very welcome review. In addition to this we have been reading Ephesians, which compliments it nicely.
As for my own studies I have been reading this passage like a maniac and intend on doing a full series on it here on the blog soon. I have also been reading Ecclesiastics and this prayer and study guide called The Power of a Praying Wife by Stormie Omartin. I am so enjoying this time of study and conversation with my creator!