You see it as a gold star on your giant Chore Chart of Life that you are busier than every one else you know, but what does it really get you? Stress Tears Aches and Pains Screaming at your kids A whole lot of not much fun stuff. Is it really worth it? The answer… Continue reading Use Mindfulness to Stop Multitasking
Simple Simplifying Series ... Ways to Simplify Suppertime Or supper ... or whatever you call that end of the day meal. Sometimes I call it pretzels and a tub of icing, but that's a conversation for another day. It's a huge cause of stress in households all over the world. It requires time and thought… Continue reading Ways to Simplify Suppertime
If you left your phone at home for a whole day, how would you feel? How about a whole week? If you didn't even turn on the TV one evening, what would be your reaction? How about all week? If those questions make you uncomfortable, you might be addicted to screens. I kind of have… Continue reading Tame Your Screen Time
I'm working really hard on being a calmer person ... DAMMIT! No seriously, I really am. However, I've noticed that some things in life are just frustrating. Then I also noticed that there are ways to make those things not so frustrating and I was actually just making my life harder by not figuring that… Continue reading Are You Making Life Harder …?
Of course you know how to tell time ... I sure hope you learned it a long time ago when you were just a bitty thing. I was NEVER a bitty thing (nearly ten pounds at birth and six feet tall since the 8th grade), but that's another story. I'm not talking about knowing about… Continue reading Know Your Timing