As we continue to delve deeper into the seasonal duties of fall, we might want to make sure we don’t fall too far!Routine can be great; it’s how things get done.But ruts are what happen when routines make us feel stuck.It takes little—and can cost little too—to shake and freshen things up a bit.If you need some ideas, this week’s BreakAway BreakThrough (BABT) offers a few…
BABT11:11 Ways to BreakAway from Routines & Ruts
Some Saturday, get up super-early and get something (that’s been bugging you) done.
Start date night in the afternoon—and go to bed early.:)
Visit a new place of worship—wherever the spirit may move you.
Stuck in the family cabin customs?Trade places with another family with a place.
Break with holiday tradition:Serve salmon at Thanksgiving; hand out healthy snacks at Halloween; give gifts to charity at Christmas.
If your mornings are harried, prep all you can the night before.
On Super Bowl Sunday, host your own game day—bingo, ping-pong, Monopoly.
Give you kids chits; say “Okay” sometimes when they say, “But I don’t wanna!?!”
Skip the grocery run and support the farmer’s market, ethnic shops and local co-op.
If you have assigned chores in your house, reverse roles for a change of pace.(You may appreciate what the others do—and be grateful to get your same-old same-old back!)