More Good Weeks Day 5: Review

(30 minute edition)

This 5 day course has been all about having #moregoodweeks

So, how will you know if you've had one?

If you kept a note of your own top 3 'good week' criteria from Day 1, these may help you think about whether this week has been a 'good' week. 

A regular 'personal weekly review', can help you stay on track.

It's a great opportunity to see what's working really well, what might need changing, or tweaking, so it works better - and how you can integrate your learning into your plans for next week.

today's questions:

1. Remind yourself of the 3 'Good Week' criteria you came up with on Day 1. According to these criteria, have you had a 'good' week?

 

2. Look back at the '3 good things' on your weekly planning sheet from Day 3. Did you manage to get them done - or at least make a start?

 

3. On Day 4, you identified a potential challenge, opportunity and distraction that might come up this week. If any of these came up, how well did you handle them?

Challenge:

 

Opportunity:

 

Distraction:

 

4. What went really well this week?

 

5. What didn't go so well this week?

 

6. Can you name 3 things you're thankful for - and 3 times you've noticed grace at work, over the last 7 days?

Gratitude

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Grace

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7. What are you learning this week? And how can you integrate what you're learning into your plans for next week?

Learning

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Next Week this means....

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PRINTABLE PDF WORKSHEET

You might just want to think about these questions - or journal your answers in a notebook.

If you'd like a printable PDF of today's questions...

Download the Day 5 worksheet here

If you've not got much time today - and you’d like to check out the shorter version, just click on the button below, to take you to the 3 minute edition.

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P.S. If you find this exercise useful, why not print out a few of the weekly review sheets. - and schedule some time in your diary once a week? 

You can do this exercise over a quick cuppa; but if you've got more time - and want to get creative, you could adapt this exercise for your own bullet journalling practise.   

If you want to boost your chances of making a weekly personal review a habit - you could always grab yourself an accountability buddy. Why not make a weekly kitchen or cafe date, to get together and review you week?

A final note as we come to the end...

Knowing what matters to us - and being more intentional with our time, is a good thing. 

Leaning primarily on our own plans (and our own understanding) - isn't.

Having #moregoodweeks is about far more than what we do - or get done in the world. 

It's also about way more than who we are now - or who we want to be. 

If it was only about these things, it would make our life and work all about us - and our own efforts. Which clearly, it isn’t.

Here's the thing: Even if we don’t manage to do what we intended to do - or even to be the person we wanted to be - we can still have a 'good' week. 

When our plans get thwarted, everything goes wrong - or we get completely upended by our circumstances, there's always more grace.

When we keep turning back to the one who matters - and to what matters most, everything changes.

When we make ourselves available to be redirected in faith, and keep in step with the Spirit, that’s a 'good' week, right there.

The very best kind.

And that's it. You're done! Congratulations on finishing #moregoodweeks.