• Goals,  Time Management,  Writing Goals,  Writing Time

    Planning Ahead for 2015 While Building in Flexibility

    If you read my last post on January 1, you know what happened to my 2014 goals. When I sat down to set out my goals for 2015, I kept in mind what last year did to my plans. I kept focused on what I committed to in that same post on January 1. My goals for 2015 are simpler and shorter than last year’s, beginning with a focus on the mandate I set for myself of facing frustrations and interruptions with flexibility. While I will never meet the physical flexibility seen here, I realize I need more attention to flexibility during my daily scheduling. Goals for 2015 include: Goal…

  • Goals,  Time Management,  Writing Goals

    A Review of 2014 Goals | A Look Back Before Moving Forward

    Last year at this time I set goals and not resolutions. At the time I established the goals, it seemed a long list for one human. As I review that list now, it turns out those could not have been truer words. Christmas Day 2013 found my husband in excruciating pain that would last until back surgery in March 2014. At the same time, what I thought was allergies turned out to be a respiratory problem with a long recovery time. With Bob’s home chores falling to my shoulders as well as his health care and my own, the writing life seemed to disintegrate before my eyes. About the time the dust began to settle, I…