We’ve all been trained by our current way of life to speed up everything. We skip commercials. We don’t read entire articles. We have everything delivered right to us. We’ve made slowing down feel uncomfortable, which makes it even harder to break the “in a hurry” habit. But doing it can seriously simplify our lives.… Continue reading Slowing Down Conversations
Technological advancements now put massive amounts of information right at our fingertips. There isn’t a fact or a figure that we can’t get the answer to in minutes (or seconds). We no longer have the need for research in books and journals (or conversations) and in some ways we’ve lost patience for it. We want… Continue reading Have We Created a More Anxious World?
I have a sign taped to the inside of my front door … I see it when I leave the house every morning and it’s a wonderful reminder that the choices I make today are going to change things for the future me …. good or bad. I try to remember how awful regret and… Continue reading Simple Ways to Prevent Mental Exhaustion
I make lists. I love lists. I’ll never stop making lists. I can’t imagine a world without them. I love writing them on paper, but I also use the ColorNote app on my phone for groceries we need, shows we want to watch, and vintage stuff I’m on the hunt for. I also have lists… Continue reading Is Your To Do List Making You Mentally Exhausted?
My husband and I have a brilliant idea (don’t steal it, we might actually do this one day). We’re going to open a resort type place on a remote piece of land that only has little cabins big enough for one person. The cabins will have TVs, refrigerators, microwaves, a little bar, a really nice… Continue reading How People Pleasing Can Cause Mental Exhaustion