Here are some things that have touched me or inspired me to take a closer look at my life this weekend as I fight my cold. A Young, Dying Woman's Thoughts About Life Oprah's Cecil B. DeMille award acceptance speech at the Golden Globes Read the full transcript here My husbands patience with me as … Continue reading 3 Things That Inspire
I'm not exactly anyone's fitness icon... I'll be honest, I ate a whole bag of dinner rolls with butter before I wrote this post. Nobody's perfect... Seriously. I'll tell you what else, I've worked out consistently for the past 40 days. I did it with my crazy morning routine... (I'll tell you more about that … Continue reading Build an Exercise Habit
1. Work Email I love the freedom to leave work at work. It's hard to do when you work in a service profession, with children you can't help but worry about and care for 24/7. I used to have access to my work email on my phone, but I found that I'd feel a rush … Continue reading 5 Things I Don’t Have on my Phone
I don't know who exactly told me about 1-3-5 lists, but I love them (the person AND the lists!). I recommend 1-3-5's to other clinicians and clients all the time. So what is a 1-3-5 list? It’s a prioritized to-do list. You can make it on your phone or a sticky note. First you write … Continue reading 1-3-5 lists
I hate cleaning. It sucks. If I'm being real, this is what my desk looks like right now (note the piles of paperwork, train toy, frames, coloring books and other nonsense on top of my desk as well as the box full of junk under my desk): But.... I also really really like cats. And … Continue reading Clean like it’s a race!
No TV December Bill and I are in a little bit of a rut following a few fall colds, daylight savings time, and the colder weather. We get home and there's barely any light left in the day, so we eat and then we settle on the couch for some TV time. Now that Grey's … Continue reading 10 Things to do After Work That Aren’t TV
This month, I'm reading Eat That Frog: 21 Great Ways to Stop Procrastinating and Get More Done In Less Time* Sounds like a dream, right? Get more done in less time?! I'm in. The basic premise is based off of a Mark Twain quote that I'm going to grossly over-simplify: If you have to eat a frog … Continue reading On my Bookshelf: Eat That Frog
Welcome to Savvy + Able: I'm Kayla. A site for resourceful, capable souls who are also navigating the unknowns of life as an "adult." I'm Kayla. I've been planning to write a blog for many years now, and I'm excited to start this journey here with you! A nerd who fell in love with a … Continue reading About Me