[Taking Stock] Oct - Dec | 2019

'Taking Stock' is a mini self check series which documents my thoughts in a repeatable format and take stock of the past 3 months. You can see my other 2019 posts here, here and here


Making room for new things in my life by decluttering. Yep! I did that THEN watched Marie Kondo again! *Proud moment* right there.


Cooking dark leafy greens. Many of them.


Drinking more green tea and matcha tea, still.


Reading or rather listening to Ali Wong's Dear Girls. It's refreshingly funny and honest. (You've got a potty mouth though Ali... whew)


Wanting the bush fires in QLD, VIC and NSW to stop. Enough already! So many people and animals have lost their lives :( I'm believing for super natural rain.


Looking for Christmas gifts for my people.


Deciding how I feel about Kanye's new album Jesus is King and his faith.

Giggling at my little cup collection. So cyuuuute!



Needing to write that music blog. It's so long overdue! Maybe a series?


Smelling and experimenting so many new essential oils and incense sticks


Wearing less jewellery. Only the staple meaningful pieces.


Following more news/blogs/articles about global warming and their effects on the world; and what I can do to play my part.


Noticing how much bigger my children have grown.


Playing board and card games with my VERY competitive family (and it's no surprise, I'm a such a sore loser)

Experimenting with a pescatarian diet. So far so good.


Thinking about all the things I'll be doing on the beach this summer.


Sorting out life admin. typical things like practicing minimalism and a variety of renewed goals.


Enjoying how early the Christmas vibe has taken off this year


Waiting on all the great things going to happen in 2020


Liking that it rained on Christmas Day and Boxing Day in Brissy. What a beautiful supernatural gift to ease the bushfires and the drought.


Wondering and looking forward to all the things going to happen this coming decade.


Loving that I got to enjoy a great time away from work for a bit


Pondering my top goals for 2020


Considering wearing my hair in protective styles for the whole of 2020; so help me God, that I don't get bored so easily.


Watching Queer Eye, again! The fab five are all equally my faves.


Hoping that I finish the number of books (i.e 30) I've set myself to read in 2020. What. A. Concept.


Marvelling at the smartness and simplicity of James Clear's 3-2-1 newsletter. You really should try it

Buying less fast fashion items.


Getting fitter, one day at a time.


Bookmarking podcasts by Suzie Orman


Disliking that a series of potential wars are brewing following the latest with US and Iran *sigh*


Opening up to various forms of reading, so I can read more


Feeling great about our little Christmas menu and thanking God for having good health.



Snacking on less sugar (yay me!)


Coveting less. Contentment is a truly beautiful experience, once understood.


Wishing less and doing more.


Helping out more in my community through community events and mentorship programs, no matter how small.

Hearing and listening to my inner self more.


If you occasionally take stock of your own life, but want to do so in a more tangible format, here's the original list :-)

Making:

Cooking:

Drinking:

Reading:

Wanting:

Looking:

Playing:

Deciding:

Wishing:

Enjoying:

Waiting:

Liking:

Wondering:

Loving:

Pondering:

Considering:

Watching:

Hoping:

Marvelling:

Needing:

Smelling:

Wearing:

Following:

Noticing:

Knowing:

Thinking:

Admiring:

Sorting:

Buying:

Getting:

Bookmarking:

Disliking:

Opening:

Giggling:

Feeling:

Snacking:

Coveting:

Helping:

Hearing:

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