I set up my November bullet journal last week and froze - what are my goals this month? Setting goals have been hard for me lately. We're nearing the end of the year and bloggers everywhere will be reviewing how well they did with their 2018 goals. I can tell you right now - I didn't… Continue reading Clarity for November
I'm typing this blog post because I simply MUST blog. I haven't blogged since September and I haven't written anything since then either. How can this be? How can time go so quickly? I don't have any special pictures for this post. Or any special message or goal here. I just want to write for about… Continue reading I’m Alive!
The funniest thing about this post is that I started it on July 30th! And here I am, still working on a post about making time for the things that charge my batteries. A year ago I would have been furious with myself. Today? I'm practicing loving-kindness towards myself and finding amusement in the whole situation. Relatively… Continue reading Time For What I Love
Several months ago I read The Gentle Art of Swedish Death Cleaning, which was an adorable and charming book about getting your home life and clutter under control before you die. It sounds morbid, but we don't often think about the mess we'll leave behind for our loved ones. This book was short and can… Continue reading Room For What I Love
Everyday I fail at being the person that I want to be. I want to be gentle and kind. To be forgiving and understanding. To accept others as they are and not push them to change. I'm not so good at being that person, but I keep trying. And the positive? I'm able to recognize… Continue reading Okay with the topsy-turvy?
Even with the long days of summer, I can't seem to get things done. A few tasks continue to be just out of my grasp even though I am desperately reaching to get them done. Blogging, for instance. I love it. I miss it when I don't do it. I'll go through my day and… Continue reading Mid-July Check In
In The Distant Hours, the Blythe sisters worry that they won't recognize when they officially become "old" so they come up with a list of "old people" characteristics that will help them know. One that has stuck with me: a person is old when they have to sit down to put on their underwear*. Well,… Continue reading
PROLOGUE: I’ve been trying to publish this post since Tuesday, but have been having technical difficulties with my blog. Something about missing SSL certificates, whatever the heck that is. But thanks to lots of time chatting with tech support, it looks like I’m back up and running. It was the perfect pairing for this week… Continue reading Letting Myself Breathe
Part of this year's goal of recognizing the abundance around me includes minimizing distractions. I am hoping to find the activities and things that make me truly happy and put the kibosh on distractions that don’t really bring me joy. To do this, I’ve been trying to narrow down my extra-curricular activities. The hope… Continue reading Year of Abundance: How to Work in Distractions in a Mindful Way
Today Anne Bogel at the Modern Mrs. Darcy is having a link up to celebrate the halfway point of winter. Click on over to find lots of different people sharing the things that are saving their lives right now. I'm spending every Friday this year observing the things that bring abundance into my life,… Continue reading Abundance: What’s Saving My Life Right Now