For some reason I've always been hyper-aware of the one life thing. Like- you only have one- so you should enjoy it. My Christian friends might beg to differ, as well as anyone who believes in reincarnation. As for me, I'm hoping reincarnation is the real deal and I can come back and live the way … Continue reading Be Selfish
Why You Need a weekend routine Do you find yourself feeling anxious on Sunday afternoon? As soon as the last brunch plate is cleared, you feel overwhelmed by workweek tasks. You fight a mental war between the to-do list on the horizon and the-weekend-things (you know, Netflix and Chill). In the end, fighting that war … Continue reading Your New Weekend Routine
Ever since I was a little girl I've collected cards. Important, sentimental, sweet notes from loved ones. By the time I was old enough to read I had a shoebox full of handwritten, hallmark-stamped love. I had notes from great-grandparents, aunts, uncles, family friends. I had notes from my grandparents when they were together. I … Continue reading Learning When to Hold On and When to Let Go
This post contains affiliate links. If you click a link and purchase recommended items, I'll get a little bit of money at no additional cost to you! Hello Lovelies, Last week we marked the start of spring with an extra dollop of snow! Nevertheless, our side garden gave the gift of spring with some fresh, … Continue reading Live with Less (and love it)
I have a hit or miss relationship with work-life balance. Some weeks I want to laugh at my co-workers for working all weekend, but the next week I find myself pulling out my laptop on Saturday morning. So what's the deal? Is this balance thing a myth? Seriously, is it made up by baby … Continue reading Work-Life Balance is a Big Fat Lie
I don't know about you, but I have self-diagnosed attention issues. When I'm at work surrounded by my funny, like-minded, similarly-nerdy coworkers, it's really hard to focus. Ok even when I didn't like my co-workers it was hard to focus. There are plenty of distractions to find. Better yet, your personal distraction machine is probably … Continue reading Focus, damnit!
There are plenty of things I could tell you that you should do every morning, but if I told you that there was a specific list of awesome morning activities you'd probably hate my guts.
Waking up at 4 AM has had the most impact on my life since I've started trying 30-day challenges. It has also been one of the best and easiest habits to maintain. The effect on my life has been incomparable. I wake up every morning at 4 AM and by 5:30 AM I've accomplished more … Continue reading How to Get Your A** Out of Bed!
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