January Cure 2016 – Assignment 7

Take a 10 Minute Time Out

Do a Mini-Meditation

Find a spot in your home that you rarely/never sit in that gives you a view on a room or area that you feel is especially problematic. Take a seat on a chair or the floor and just observe for ten minutes. Turn off TV, radio, music, and your phone – this is a quiet exercise and is most effective with focus and concentration. Focus on whatever part of the room that you feel is the most problematic – try to imagine what it would look like empty. Then start rebuilding that area, adding back in only what feels right and looks good in your minds eye. Make note of what changes you envision and move forward with some additional clarity about how you truly want your home to be; what you need and what you can move forward without.

Review your list and choose a project to definitely complete this month.

Choose one that fits the below criteria:

  • A project that can be completed this month, in a few hours.
  • A project that will make a noticeable difference.

Once you’ve made your choice, COMMIT!

So I’m kind of not doing this one correctly. When I created my list I didn’t even go upstairs because the two upstairs bedrooms and upstairs bathroom are occupied by roommates, our bonus room is riddled with cat urine, etc. But now that we’ve put Khat to sleep :( we can clear out the bonus room, rip up the carpet, move a roommate in there, then start work on the nursery! So that’s what I’m going to declare my project for this month…get the carpet out of the bonus room.

(Yes, I’m skipping Assignment 6 for now. I’ll circle back to it – it involves cleaning my kitchen and I just ain’t got time for that right now.)


Tell me how you REALLY feel: