Intentions for the Week

Looking to get your head in the game? Tracy from Shutterbean makes a weekly TO DO LIST called her Intentions for the Week. Here's what this week looks like:

Happy Monday, friends!

 Sending love and light to Florida + Houston. You’re in my thoughts and prayers. Stay safe!

Last week was kind of a doozy. Casey was in Brazil for work so it was just Cooper and me at home. Still getting into the swing of school stuff. There have been so many events! We’re also starting fall baseball so our weekend was filled with that. The pace is picking up on the treadmill of life.

This week, I need to carve out some time to look at my calendar. There are a lot of things coming up and I need to ground myself and plan. I’ve been putting it off for too long and now it’s time to get a realistic view of it all. You know?  Here are my intentions for the week. I may not do them all but at least I’m figuring it out!

Intentions for the Week:

  • write thank you notes/send out letters
  • yoga and or dance class- GET MOVING
  • get out in nature. hike if I can.
  • have a date with my calendar
  • work on handwriting book
  • drop off library books
  • plan a date with my husband
  • get guest bedroom ready
  • book chiropractor
  • go to bank
  • edit photos/invoice
  • prep for One Potato shoot
  • catch up on social media
  • follow up with dentist
  • meal prep
  • play around with my new yonanas machine (THANK YOU SALLY!!!!)
  • make kombucha
  • LAUNDRY
  • finalize Cooper’s birthday plans
  • research bleacher seats
  • keep my desk clean
  • clean out car
  • make some cookies this week
  • eat healthier (planning on doing Whole30 at the end of the month)

Last Week’s Intentions:

  • drop off donations
  • continue sorting through office supplies
  • yoga + dance class
  • LAUNDRY
  • return library books
  • photography lighting testing 
  • catch up on social media
  • work on handwriting workbook
  • spend time with friends  ( the highlight of the week was beach time!)
  • spend time with family
  • see if Cooper still likes curried chicken & rice  (we didn’t get to!)
  • put together photography proposals
  • photograph recipe for one potato
  • invoice/send photos
  • make a video for @thehandwritingclub  (did an Instagram Live!)
  • make kombucha
  • make banana bread (froze a ton of bananas instead)
  • continue to clean up the files on my computer
  • keep fridge clean/use up what we have
  • Cooper birthday party planning 
  • practice some self care (pluck eyebrows! take a bath?)
  • book chiropractor appointment (I didn’t and my back gave out last week!!!)
  • drink more water (this cup is REALLY helping!)
  • rest when I need to

mantra for the week:

I love lists // shutterbean

Thanks for following @thehandwritingclub on Instagram !!!!!!!

What about you? What are your Intentions for the Week? Map them out in your journal or leave them in the comments!

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  • Jennie

    My favorite post of the week!
    -Stay sane during a crazy week; deep breaths.
    -Plan out Instagram content for an account I run
    -Pick up the bridesmaid dress I didn’t pick up last week!

  • Rosemarie

    You make me look forward to Monday morning! Ever since we lost our ipad, I don’t get online much during the weekend so it is such a treat to see 2 awesome posts in a row on Monday morning. Thank you!

    – Try to run/walk in the morning as my afternoons this week are packed with meetings
    – Find a good coffee place for my day date with my husband on Friday
    – Organize the kids summer/fall clothes
    – Make your curry chicken recipe! Fingers crossed the kids will eat it
    – Call and update my name on my credit cards after changing my name at the beginning of summer. A year and a half after getting married. I’m on top of things.
    – Call the painter for an estimate

    • Tracy

      Rosemarie! I just legally changed my name this summer. ELEVEN YEARS. I’m going through the process now too. It SUCKS!!! But if we can do this, we can do anything! xo

  • Nancy

    I love the Weekly Intention posts!

  • Christa

    Hi Tracy! Love these and am going to jump back in:

    – return/pick up library books (todaaayyyyy because I have nothing to read)
    – trip to Target
    – go to gym twice
    – stretch every day (why is this so hard to work in??? It’s not hard, and I’m actually going to do it)
    – clean/straighten up house for mom’s visit this weekend for my bridal shower!!
    – stop killing my succulents…

    Hope you have a good week :)

    • Tracy

      i always want to add stretching into my life!!! maybe we can schedule it? like set reminders on our photos for a 1 minute stretch break throughout the day.

  • chris

    can’t wait to hear about the yonanas.
    My intentions this week are to survive and not drink too much diet coke. looow expectations.

  • Sina

    My intentions for the week:

    – I also need a date with my calendar -school has started and I really need to figure some things out, new class schedules for two memebers of the family always make me confused; I keep having the unpleasant feeling that I am forgetting something or am being late…
    – plan next work projects
    – finally mangle huge table cloths – have been putting this off
    – shoulder and back exercise every day
    – sleep and drink more
    – laundry, meal planning and grocery shopping as usual

    Have a good week!

  • megan

    Tracy-
    you are always an inspiration and a “kick in my pants” to help get me organized. we have 4 kids…so that means LOTS of hours in the stands through the years (oldest is 23). I would highly recommend the STADIUM CHAIR…amazon sells them:
    https://www.amazon.com/The-Stadium-Chair-Company-Chairs/dp/B01KYAQ2Q6

    have you started to sell those cool color wheel books you created on etsy yet???? they looked therapeutic!!!!

    have a great week!

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