Jan 20, 2020
We both have planning on the
brain this week and talk about Proactive Mode vs. Reactive Mode
when it comes to our diets, businesses, and life.
John has already had a morning!
And he even has a realization halfway through the episode and
remembers to breathe. He also wants to create a #Lifing
Emily changes her schedule and
has some adjusting to do. This may or may not be affecting her
weight. We’ll see!
We also talk a lot about the
importance of planning, including how we plan. Emily walks us
through her weekly and daily planning and journaling routine, as
“I can’t wait to miss my
kids!” — Emily
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In This Episode:
has already had a morning!
has adjusted his Eating Window for his Intermittent Fasting to One
Meal a Day.
- Emily’s tip: Follow hashtags for the diet
you’re doing on Instagram and Twitter so you get inspiration
throughout the day.
can’t do math on a podcast! Our usual joke is 2+2=Chicken (Emily
wants you to know she was once a math tutor, she
is your moment of #ImNotEvenSorry? Post it in the group or tag us
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realizes he’s in Reactive Mode all the time!
you’re reading this, take a deep breath! It’ll feel good, we
start talking about how we organize ourselves during the day. Emily
is very Writey-Downey, are you?
know we do so much better when we set up a plan, even if we end up
having to throw it out the window if something happens.
walks us through how his brain lies to him — can you
talk a lot about planning in this episode and different methods,
including writing things down and a deep look at Emily’s weekly and
daily writing/planning routines.
- “Limited Time” gets us every time!
has realized that her toddler turns her brain to mush by the end of
the day and has to adjust her whole schedule.
- Emily’s porn is counting down to when preschool
begins, for sure.
going to bed earlier and waking up earlier, when she can have time
to herself to plan before anyone wakes up and puts her in reactive
both realize we need to find a release that’s not food.
needs a Lifing Toolbox!
Emily breaks down her morning pages and how she plans her day.
(Thanks for the question, Craig!)
starts with Morning Pages: 3 pages of freewriting, from the book
“The Artist’s Way” by Julia Cameron; Then she does a to-do list in
a bullet journal style, but separates it into three sections:
Self-Care, Work, and Home & Family.
- Thanks to the Business Fabulous Podcast for
giving me the idea to put stickers in my notebook! -
can’t wait to miss her kids!
have some AMAZING #WinningWednesday posts!
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- John’s therapist says food addiction is the
slowest, more painful way to kill yourself. Wow! It’s so sad and
has been doing daily yoga for more than a year now!
is so quotable!
case you’re new to the show, when Emily refers to Shark Week, she’s
referring to her period.
- Later, Weighters!
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