Moving Forward, Stéphanie Kilgast

Moving Forward, get the print, get the lemon earrings

3 weeks into 2016 and I am learning to be kind to myself.
Since I started sculpting the elephant 2 weeks or so ago, I have not painted.
But that is ok, I think that challenge was a little too heavy anyway. Right now I’m thinking of doing a weekly painting.

This morning I tried some new routine, yoga before breakfast and that was nice. I think it’s about time to get into the morning yoga routine, so I will try to stick to the following schedule for the next three months. I already do some yoga every evening, but I feel I could benefit from some morning yoga as well.

8h30 up, up!
8h30 – 8h45 – take care of the cats
8h45 – 9h30 – morning yoga
9h30 – 10H – breakfast while browsing the web
10h – 12h – work
12h – 14h – cooking, lunch, enjoying JY
14h – 19h – work
19h – 20h – dinner
22h – 22h30 – end of day yoga

Also, I’m trying to rid myself of too much decision making, so I made a weekly schedule for what I’d like to work on. As I have not followed a weekly schedule (or any kind of schedule for that matter), I have no idea if it’s going to work out for me, but am giving it a try.
Needless to say, I’m going to work daily on incoming orders.
Obviously, this isn’t really strict, more a heap of things I’d like to work on every week.
I haven’t noted the week-end, as I am trying to not work on the week-ends this year, but in real life, week-ends are also filled with a few hours of work.

Monday – Book n°2 + Blogging
Tuesday – Youtube Videos / Sculpture
Wednesday – Develop New Jewelry
Thursday – Abstract Painting + Blogging
Friday – Finishing all Orders


Working Schedule, Stéphanie Kilgast

18 thoughts on “Moving Forward

  • January 21, 2016 at 3:24 pm

    that’s cool, but leave room for flow. many women creatives don’t adhere to factory like schedules. 🙂
    what works for you is right, no matter what the world says.

    • January 21, 2016 at 7:40 pm

      Of course! But I like routines, so if I can figure out a working one for myself, that would be good 🙂

  • January 21, 2016 at 5:56 pm

    Good luck 🙂 A bit of structure does wonders for me. The getting up at the same time, and really have that lunch break works well, whatever happens in between is mostly very productive because of that.
    The 15 minutes for the cats is cute 🙂

  • January 21, 2016 at 6:45 pm

    I think it is great to have such schedule. I would probably not do anything without some borders.
    But what I envy you is getting up at 8:30 🙂 My alarm is 6:45….

  • January 21, 2016 at 7:34 pm

    I am not able to hold on such a timely schedule, I do have to-do lists for every day of the week except Sunday which helps me not to forget stuff and motivates me.
    I am curious if it will help you in some way, and indeed daily challenges are hard!
    Ah and I only eat twice a day, safes a lot of time 🙂

    • January 21, 2016 at 7:42 pm

      Ha! I eat even more than 3 times a day, as I have a afternoon something 😀
      And I love to cook, for food times are usually great ones for me ^^
      Right now I’m already more or less following that schedule, but for the morning yoga and the working. Sometimes I don’t work in the morning, so end up working until I go to bed. Not ideal.
      Ah well, I’ll see how it goes!

  • January 21, 2016 at 7:54 pm

    Oh, I could live by that schedule for sure! But life is in the way. Up 6:30 on some days, when I don’t have to get up until 7:10 it’s like sleeping in.
    Wish the best for you and your new structured life. 😉

  • January 21, 2016 at 8:41 pm

    Yes, some routines are good. I am also trying to take the weekends off this year. And stop computer stuff earlier (I am not very successful yet as it is almots 10pm right now).

  • January 21, 2016 at 9:11 pm

    I’m can’t live for schedule. So many plans, but no time. My son always find me work…
    Good luck for you 😉

    • January 22, 2016 at 10:26 am

      I think “loose” schedules are manageable, but if it’s too strict, it’s impossible to follow 🙂

    • January 22, 2016 at 10:24 am

      merci! et désolée de ne pas avoir répondu à tous tes commentaires dernièrement 🙂

      • January 23, 2016 at 5:22 am

        pas de problème d’ailleurs je risque de moins passer commenter gros soucis santé là
        donc je passe juste vite matin et même pas sur jours prochains

          • January 23, 2016 at 5:06 pm

            merci Stéphanie
            (un peu si mais c’est pas le lieu)

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