5 Week Tweak: Week #1 –– Repair

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We’re on summer vacation here at The G3, and even though it’s hard to believe, fall is right around the corner! Damn. Where is the summer going? It’s amazing how fast time flies when you’re adulting.

Ugh.

But, in the meantime, we are dedicating the month of August to making a new shift in preparation for the fall, and for all the changes that come with kids going back to school, colder weather, shorter days, and (sooner than you think) the holidays. The next and final four months of the year are, undoubtedly, the busiest –– and the most exhausting. As summer comes to an end, it’s a great time to check in with ourselves and make a few tweaks. Enter the 5 Week Tweak!

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Week #1: Repair

Before there can be any major shifts made, we’ll first need to repair the damage that has been done in recent weeks, month, or even years. A great way to do this is to start trimming the fat and repairing our minds, bodies, and souls.

This Week’s Practice:

Simplify your life by doing as many item on this list that apply to you. It seems like alot, but when you get focused, make a list, and tackle a few tasks each day, you’ll be surprise how much you can get done in a week!

  • Unsubscribing from annoying email lists

  • Deleting music downloads you bought years ago and will never listen to again

  • Delete last year’s emails

  • Delete contact information of people you will never speak to again

  • Put your phone on ‘do not disturb’

  • Add a few special contacts to your ‘favorites’ list on your phone

  • Block the numbers of people who just can’t deal with right now

  • Get a free Google Voice number to give out to potential spammers and bug-a-boos

  • Perfect your morning routine (meditation, prayer, morning milk, exercise, etc.)

  • Perfect your evening routine (2-hour wind down, bath/shower, facial, reading, etc.)

  • Deep clean your home and car

  • Deep condition your hair, and have it trimmed

  • Complete all those little tasks you’ve been putting off (vehicle upkeep, home improvements, physical makeover, etc.)

  • Shred old documents (buy a shredder or take them to FedEx Office for shredding service)

  • Fix credit dings

  • Pay down credit card debt

  • Inquire about tax debt and make payment arrangements

  • Breathe deeper and do it more often

  • Enjoy what’s left of the summer (museums, road trips, beach days, etc.)

  • Sleep longer and grab naps when you can


This Week’s Mantra:

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