SimpleMarkup #105 – Work Statistics

So last week I mentioned that I had a little health scare, and I told myself that I would be good about exercising, and surprisingly, I have. In 2019, I told myself I had to make progress in teaching myself how to get into certain grooves, but it was only in the last four months or so that I really made good progress on that.

In the end, it’s come down to training myself to get into a habitual mindset rather than a reactive mindset. Instead of doing immediate fixes to problems that come up, I have to come up with something I can do consistently so that I can form a new habit.

It’s helped my productivity a lot, and so far it seems to be helping my activity too, as I’ve done a 15-minute workout every weekday since I started last Tuesday. And I’ve walked the dogs every day, which means most days I’m getting exercise twice a day. It’ll probably take me a couple of months to get the habit really formed, so hopefully I stick it out. Wish me luck!

Seriously, though, I need an EditBit! I keep track of how many words I edit daily, but I do this manually. What a pain! Someone invent this. I’ll buy it. (as long as it’s not on Kickstarter)

And if you’re curious, I look up the words “bloodstained” and “crisscross” approximately eight times every day.

Have a great rest of your week!

4 thoughts on “SimpleMarkup #105 – Work Statistics”

  1. You know what, Crystal? After reading your post, I went to do 15 minutes of yoga mat exercises. I have recently started freelancing at home full time, and I have already started gaining too much weight 🙁

  2. I’m so glad to hear that! Looking back at myself saying I don’t have time seems a tad silly now. I’ve gained too much weight over the last four months too, and it correlates to my workload. So I need to find a better balance. I hope you keep at it too!

  3. Weeellll….I actually did 25 minutes! I feel great! Had a shower and now settled down to do some work until about midnight!! I need to log in here more for inspiration! Gracias!!

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