Were my words and actions kind?
Did I follow through on things to which I committed myself?
Home and Hearth
Did I have a plan for regular cleaning and maintaining our home?
Did the bed get made every day?
Was there any kind of hoarding or cluttering here at the home front?
Did I devise and implement a strategy to regularly dispose of unwanted stuff?
Were meals and snacks well planned so as to not waste a lot of food?
Was I hospitable?
How were my eating habits this year?
Did I do some type of exercise on a regular basis?
Did I drink enough water?
Did I go to bed early enough most nights?
Did I forgive easily and quickly?
Did I jump to conclusions without all the facts on a regular basis?
Am I approachable?
Am I teachable?
Did I encourage others to use their skills and talents?
Money, Money, Money, Money….Money
Were my dollars well allocated?
Was I intentional in discretionary purchases?
Did MOMD (Man Of My Dreams) and I have ongoing open communication about our resources?
Did we set aside money for activities or vacations?
Did I do things I enjoy?
Did I build solitude into my life?
How well did I maintain boundaries I established in my life?
Did I learn new skills?
How did I give back to my community?
Did I invest time and/or other resources to strengthen my community?
Time Management (Occasionally Mismanagement)
Were my activities and commitments things I wanted to do or did I say yes because of a sense of obligation?
Did I over commit?
Was I realistic when planning the amount of time necessary to host an event?
Did I delegate or ask for help when I needed it or did I portray the martyr syndrome?
These were a few of the questions that I’ve been asking myself as I plan for 2015. I did pretty well in some areas in 2014. In other areas? Well, let’s just say that there is always room for improvement!
I want to thank you for reading, and even commenting on occasion.
What questions should be added?
Happy New Year!