The Monk Manual System
How it Works
What are the top three things for today that will have the greatest impact?
Perfect for routines and the little things.
What are you grateful for today? Big or small, we all have a lot to be thankful for.
I'M LOOKING FORWARD TO
Every day comes to us full of possibilities: what about the day are you most looking forward to?
Build a new life-changing habit each month.
Structure your day so you can live every hour with intention.
Choose a theme to focus on and live by.
WAYS TO GIVE
As we give, our lives become more full. List ways you can give of yourself today.
What went well today? What achievements can you celebrate?
I WAS AT MY BEST WHEN
List the moments when you were at your best. You'll be amazed at what you discover.
I FELT UNREST WHEN
When did you lose your peace? This simple question, practiced daily, can be transformative.
ONE WAY I CAN IMPROVE TOMORROW
Simple changes, day after day lead to big leaps in personal growth and productivity.
What are your top three goals for the week? What you say no to is just as important as what you say yes to. You can even mark the days you plan to work on each priority in advance to make your daily planning easier.
A place for all the tasks that have to get done this week.
What actions can you take this week to grow personally?.
Monks know relationships and community are important. What relationships do you want to invest in this week?
Building a new habit can be difficult. Tracking your progress makes it easier.
You've put in the work, now what are the three accomplishments you're most proud of?
Forming new habits is as much about awareness as it is about discipline. What insights have you gained as you try to adopt your new habit? List any adjustments you would like to make.
Working through the events of the previous week, what moments and experiences stand out? These moments can help us discern and gain wisdom.
GOD IS TEACHING ME
What is God teaching you through the events and relationships you've encountered this past week?
ONE WAY I CAN IMPROVE NEXT WEEK
Knowing what you now know, what change do you want to focus on this coming week?
What is the habit you want to focus on this month? Chose one habit each month and make lasting changes in your life.
Set your dates and take your calendar with you wherever you go.
Each month you can layout the five most important priorities for the month. These five priorities will help guide your decisions and actions throughout the month.
What's the idea, concept, quote, or word you want to meditate on throughout the month. As this theme is presented to you day after day, you will find it take root in all your daily activities as you see things through a new lens.
ONE CHANGE FOR IMPACT
What is the single biggest change that you can make this month that will make all the difference?
MONTHLY CHECK IN
Often times life can be so busy that we don't stop to really check-in and see how we are doing in all the core areas of our life. Take a minute to assess where you're thriving and what areas of your life may need a little love.
ONE QUESTION I'D LIKE TO ANSWER THIS MONTH
Make continuous learning a regular part of your life. Decide on one of the biggest questions in your life and set out to find the answer.
You just put in a really full month! What progress and major wins can you celebrate?
RELATIONSHIPS I'M GRATEFUL FOR
The people in our life are some of the greatest gifts we will ever receive. Take a moment to appreciate those in life who make your journey that much better.
GREATEST INSIGHT GAINED
After a month of intentional living, you're likely to have gained a number of insights. What's the most important one that you want to be written down so you never forget it?