A few weeks ago I read a magazine article about thankfulness and gratitude. I wish I could remember which one it was, but I read so many it's hard to keep track. But I did get the point of the story. That we use the word "thankful" in a somewhat careless manner. Sitting around a… Continue reading Simple Thankfulness
I'm a thinker or to be more accurate, an overthinker. I worry about the strangest things and struggle to let things go. It's a behavior I learned growing up from parents who each had their own issues and forms of anxiety. It's not a behavior that is easily unlearned and it makes practicing mindfulness much… Continue reading Start and End Your Day with Mindfulness
How you spend your time, energy, and money shows the world (and yourself) what's really important to you. Let that sink in for a minute. How ARE you spending your time, energy, and money? Are you spending it on things you SAY are important to you? If you want to build better relationships with your… Continue reading Are You Investing in a Better Life?
I've been working on my Cloffice for months. Okay ... not really. D has been working on building shelves, painting the walls, and painting the desk. I've been planning stuff in my head and sort of looking for the perfect chair. Basically I haven't done much. It hit me a few days ago that I… Continue reading What’s Your Excuse?
We all have a story. According to Truvy of Steel Magnolias, “If you can achieve puberty, you can achieve a past.” Oh so true. We’ve all been through some rough stuff. That’s part of being human. Part of this cosmic experience we all know as life. Those of us who have spent time in the… Continue reading Should You Share Your Story?