We’re in uncharted waters, my friends, and around the world, we’re harboring in our homes. It’s a good/bad thing, you know.
All that togetherness can bring out the best, and the worst, in relationships. Hopefully, time will tell us that more positive came from this unplanned time together.
If you live alone, it can be a challenge to stay motivated and positive, particularly if you are a social person.
I wanted to do something helpful and inspirational for women who find themselves at home, staying home, looking for ways to remain upbeat and focused, even though the storm is raging outside.
So I created, 30 Days of April, a day-by-day collection of activities, prompts, inspiring quotes and motivational thoughts.
You can see them all here, then download the printable that you’ll find at the bottom of the post.
Stay safe, be well, wash your hands!
30 Days of April 2020
April 1: Walk for 30 minutes today, inside or out (if you can do so safely)
You are a diamond. You can’t be broken. ~unknown
April 2: Learn how to say “hello”, “goodbye”, and “I love you” in a new language. resource: https://www.duolingo.com/
No success is too small to celebrate, and I revel in the tiny wins today. ~Thinkup.me
April 3: Call someone in your family and check in on them
When my arms can’t reach my grandchildren, I hug them with my prayers.~Unknown
April 4: Write down 3 things you are grateful for today. Tell one person what they are.
Love yourself. It is important to stay positive because beauty comes from the inside out.~Jenn Proske
April 5: Write down everything you eat and drink today and compare it to your goal (carbs, calories, keto, healthy eating plan, etc).
Only I can change my life. No one can do it for me. ~Carol Burnett
April 6: Clean 1 drawer, cabinet or closet
God changes caterpillars into butterflies, sand into pearls and coal into diamonds using time and pressure. He’s working on you too. ~Rick Warren
April 7: Find a photo (printed or online) of yours that is a favorite and/or holds special meaning. Use it as your desktop background, phone background, etc. If it’s a printed photo, place it somewhere close to you.
Overthinking leads to negative thoughts ~unknown
April 8: Make your favorite meal today…comfort food allowed!
Stay strong. Things will get better. It might be stormy now, but it can’t rain forever ~MyDearValentine.com
How people treat other people is a direct reflection of how they feel about themselves. ~uknown
April 10: Spend 10 minutes today in quiet meditation and/or prayer
Stay strong! Your test will become your test-imony; your mess will become your mess-age. ~GodFruits.com
April 11: Call someone you haven’t spoken with in over a month
One day you will thank yourself for never giving up ~Janet Gwen Designs
April 12: Fill in the blank: If I could be anywhere in the world today (a healthy world!) it would be _____________________
I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me. ~Phil 4:13
April 13: Weather and safety permitting, get 15 minutes of fresh air today, even if it’s on your porch
Life is tough, my dear, but so are you ~Janet Gwen Designs
April 14: Select one room or space and ‘shop your home’ to redecorate it
I survived because the fire inside me burned brighter than the fire around me. ~inspirationalquotesmagazine.com
April 15: Give yourself a pedicure
The comeback is always stronger than the setback. ~the chic life
April 16: If you can, make a monetary (or time/goods, if it’s safe for you to do so) donation of any size to a local organization that is providing help to your community
The best view comes after the hardest climb ~unknown
April 17: Weather and safety permitting, get 10 minutes of Vitamin D sunshine today
I don’t know exactly what the future holds, but I’m stepping forward with grit anchored in grace. ~Julie Graham
Courage, dear heart ~C.S. Lewis
April 19: Write down three places you would like to go when we reach our healthy ‘new normal’ (hint: it doesn’t have to be far from home!)
One small positive thought in the morning can change your whole day. ~lauratrevey.com
April 20: Give yourself a pedicure
Every storm is part of your journey. YES, you will make it through this one, too. You will come out stronger than you were before. ~Heather Stillufsen
April 21: Choose 1 new book to start reading
Today I will not stress over things I can’t control. ~Hopebox
April 22: Fill in the blank: One thing I have learned in the last week is ________________
Keep putting one foot in front of the other. That’s all youneed to do right now. ~blog.cancerbro.com
April 23: Organize your closet resource: How to Simplify Your Wardrobe
Your first thought in the morning should be “thank you” ~amazingmemovement.com
April 24: Give yourself a manicure
Be Joyful in hope, Patient in affliction, Faithful in prayer. ~Rom 12:12
April 25: Listen to a podcast resource: Best Podcasts for Women
Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment until it becomes a memory. ~Dr. Seuss
April 26: Is there coffee or tea in the frig or pantry just waiting for you to give it a try? Make a cup today
Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can. ~Arthur Ashe
April 27: Relax and listen to music that you enjoy for 10 minutes
Trust the timing of your life. ~dreamdashjournal.com
April 28: Send an email of encouragement to a friend…maybe two 🙂
Be gentle with yourself. You’re doing the best you can. ~Hopebox
April 29: Try a new recipe resource: Simple 5 Ingredient Recipes
Even the darkest night will end and the sun will rise. ~Les Miserables, pub. 1862
April 30: Tell someone that you love them
May every sunrise bring you hope. May every sunset bring you peace. ~layerbag.com
Download the Free Printable, 30 Days of April 2020