How to OWN your deadlines: figure out how long it’ll take to do the project. Pad the number by an hour or ten. . Break it down into how many hours minimum you need to work on it daily to hand it in on time. . Stick to it. . Turn it in early. . Get Memorial Day weekend off. . And THEN nachos, Josh. . And then nachos.
Over the past 6 months, Josh and I have been practicing living on a shoestring budget so we can build up our emergency fund savings account. It’s not easy. Or all that much fun. And in fact, it’s pretty dang difficult most of the time. But it’s working, and our savings account is ticking up and up slowly but steadily. A couple of weeks ago, I happened to find this
Saw my friend Kim was reading The Best Yes by Lysa Terkeurst a while back, and it’s been on my radar to take a look at, too. I’m so glad I did! I didn’t know a ton about the book ahead of time – going into it I just knew it was about working on boundaries a little. Learning how to say no to too many commitments. Slowing down a tad.