Countdown to 2020

November 30, 2019

Progress is the goal

30 days in December, 1 task for each day. Sounds easy enough, right? Take what you like, leave what you don’t. Challenge yourself by stepping outside of your comfort zone to be thoughtful and reflective – especially when your inner gremlin starts speaking up! 2020 is nearly upon us: make this the year you put intentional actions before habitual actions.

Days 1-10: Reflection

1.Write down 1 thing from 2019 that made you feel proud of yourself. This doesn’t have to be a revolutionary or dramatic change you made; It’s just one thing that made you feel proud of yourself

2. Write a thank you note to someone in your life for all they’ve done to support you.

3.Share your favorite picture from 2019 and explain why it’s your favorite!

4. Send a text to express gratitude or make a phone call. Write a thank you note to yourself for the last year.

5. Write a thank you note to yourself.

6. Think of one thing that changed for the better this year. Write a quick journal entry about it.

7. Reflect on 1 thing you’d consider an “absolute win” from the last year. Share on your social.

8. Write down ten specific things you’re grateful for today.

9. Reflect on a loss that was good for you in the long run.

10. Write about a challenge you experienced that inspired personal growth.

Days 11-20: Goal Setting

11. Identify 1 big goal to accomplish in the next 12 months. Just one.

12. Consider 1 habit you’d like to be more consistent in.

13. What’s one small change you’d like to see by the end of the year?

14. Identify 1 belief you know isn’t serving you anymore.

15. How would you like to feel in 2020?

16. In what way will you be more kind?

17. Who would you like to build a stronger relationship with?

18. Who would you like to deepen your relationship with?

19. What would you like to spend more time doing?

20. Complete this sentence: I will release the pressure I feel to be…

Days 21-30: Planning

21. Collect your necessary tools for success. This is not permission to go spend a bunch of money for the novelty of a beginning. Use what you have, just get organized.

22. Do research. Learn as much as you can.

23. Identify your support system.

24. Formally request support from your community. Come prepared with a variety of ways they can support you and be clear about what would hinder your success.

25. Plan small steps to reach a big goal.

26. Define why you want to be consistent.

27. Use a monthly calendar to plan out January. You can find these for free on google or in your phone.

28. Identify what might hinder your plan and adjust accordingly.

29. Create a mantra for yourself: 1 day at a time, enjoy the journey, I will be kind to myself, Progress not perfection, etc.

30. Do not expect perfection! Expect surprises, distractions, and impatience. These are all normal. Commit to consistency and progress.

31. Hang your calendar and focus on taking this one day at a time. You CAN do it!!!

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