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Sam’s November Plan 2022

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From 24 inspiring November quotes.

You’ll see that there aren’t actually 24 here. That’s because most of the 24 were about the fall but they seemed more September and October to me. By November most of our coloured leaves have fallen. It’s all stick trees against the grey sky with cold rain here. I’ve never been to Norway but I like the idea of visiting Norway. I’m intrigued by the idea that November reminds someone of Norway.

As you likely are sick of hearing about, I’m no fan of November. See Is there a way to redeem November? and 10 things to make it through November  and November is my toughest fitness month: Here’s why. Way back in 2014 I wrote November goals.

Here’s my ten item list of things that will help me make it through November. This year I started early with the lights, the daily gratitude practise and pretty much the rest of it too.

Each year it seems I start my new year’s resolutions earlier and earlier. This year it’s November 1.

All the bright lights!

Books and a anti-SAD lamp on Sam’s desk at work

Exercise with cheerful music

Grover’s Monster Workout Video

Furry blankets to go with all of my knee pillows

Brown and white dog wearing pink fur coat, sunglasses, sitting on a bright pink sofa

Hot tub/sauna

Gratitude

Fashion

Food

I baked this!

Fiction

I read this while recovering from knee replacement surgery and loved it. Looking for more ….

November 1 is the new January 1

Resolutions

Friends and family

So those are my ten tools to combat November sadness and gloom. What would you add to the list?

I guess an obvious one is getting outside when it is sunny but I’m not even sure there are sunny days in November. If there are I promise that I’ll get out and bask in it.

Any others?

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