Dec 12, 2008
Decide that you are going to find a way to incorporate a new activity into your life that is fun and healthy.
The next thing you need to do is spark your interest so you'll take the remaining steps to follow through with your decision. We recommend finding an activity that's right for your family, you and your significant other, or just you. The short descriptions are great for scanning while it provides guidance on each activity and resources for following through.
Once you choose an activity and your level of interest is high, try to identify some possible obstacles with a plan of action to overcome them. For example, if kids consume a lot of your time, find a way to incorporate them into the activity or try to get a babysitter so that you can spend some quality time on the activity.
After finding a way to overcome potential obstacles, it's time to starting learning about the activity and investigating resources that can provide guidance.
Remember that the entire process should be approached as though it is an exciting recreational experience. Even stuff like browsing the internet and reading different activities should be viewed as part of the experience.
Be lighthearted and be okay with being a beginner. After a little time and effort, you'll probably become an expert.
Posted by Jane at Friday, December 12, 2008 |