My moving company will keep my belongings in storage containers for 2 to 3 weeks until there is a truck heading to west to Michigan. The facility I am moving into will put a few pieces of furniture in my apartment so I will have a place to stay while I am waiting. However, my car must be filled to the max because I need supplies to take a shower, do laundry, and make breakfast until the moving truck arrives. I turned to rehearsal to make sure I can pack what I need in my car.
The purpose of rehearsal is to make me feel awesome when I tackle a new task. My 1st attempt shows me what I have to change. My 2nd attempt lets me test new ideas to fix problems I discovered in step 1. My 3rd attempt gives me an opportunity to combine and test the steps from attempts 1 and 2. My 4th attempt gives me an opportunity to get faster. Here are two examples of learning how to pack stuff in my car so I can stay calm on the day I leave for Michigan.
I also need to know if 2 clothes baskets packed with bed linens and nested waste baskets will fit on my back seat. I slid the 2 empty clothes baskets down my front steps and transported them to my cart using a small cart I keep on my patio. I put them on my back seat and learned I could close the car door with room to spare. The height of the basket raised the handle of the cart, but not enough to obstruct my vision in the rear view mirror.
There were so many constraints to take into consideration! I would be a nervous wreck if I had not rehearsed these tasks. homeafterstroke.blogspot.com