Gratefulness Challenge Day 17

Well yesterday was definitely not how I had planned it to be. Sunday is always the day where I start to look at the week ahead and realize how much there is to get done. Suddenly all those chunks of free time I thought I’d have started to swell with too many things to do. Its hard to fit it all in. Therefore today’s Gratefulness Challenge post has naturally themed itself “How to get it all done.”

1. The unexpected:¬†I am a planner by nature. I like being organized and knowing where I’m going and what I’m doing. In the last year though I have slightly changed my perspective on the future.

When I graduated last April the most common question I would get was “So what’s your plan?” to which I started answering, “I don’t have one.” I wasn’t saying this to be smug, and it wasn’t that I didn’t have goals or dreams I was just tired of always knowing exactly what was going to happen in my life. I had spent 22 years knowing precisely what the months ahead would look like and that way of moving through life didn’t seem appropriate anymore.

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Gratefulness Challenge Day 9

So today’s Gratefulness Challenge post is going to be short and sweet. Not because I’m any less grateful than usual. Sometimes it just doesn’t take a lot to get the point across.

1. Sleep: Never have I been so happy to see my bed as when I got home last night. Sleep is so precious in my life right now and I was exhausted. Getting to drift off into slumber and then magically wake up refreshed and ready to greet the day is so wonderful! It’s as if the simple act of shutting your eyes and then opening them again is able to make you see the world in an entirely new light.

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