When Being Comfortable is Heavy

When Being Comfortable is Heavy

I realized something while I watched five movers pile our boxes and furniture into the huge moving truck and I was surrounded by luggage that was supposed to fit into my car, being comfortable is heavy. Very literally heavy. We have 8,000 pounds of stuff according to...
Quitting Isn’t Necessarily a Bad Thing

Quitting Isn’t Necessarily a Bad Thing

How many times have you heard that quitting is bad or weak? Plenty, I’m sure. But I don’t think quitting is necessarily a bad thing in all cases. I’m not talking about giving up on your dreams, but think about how many things in your life that you...
What Are You Going to Do With Your Spoons?

What Are You Going to Do With Your Spoons?

You may have more or less energy than your friends and family, but the reality is that your amount of energy is finite. No one has boundless energy all of the time, all of their life. Spoon Theory illustrates the concept of limited energy beautifully for people that...
Checking in With Yourself

Checking in With Yourself

Mindfulness and minimalism are two popular concepts in personal development these days. What they represent to me is living your life with intention. And that can seem exhausting. And that can seem exhausting because our brains love working on auto-pilot. It’s...
Summer Bucket List

Summer Bucket List

I’m kind of getting obsessed with lists and habits lately. I just finished “Better than Before” by Gretchen Rubin which is all about how we can successfully incorporate more habits into our lives that eventually lead to us being happy and successful...
Isn’t It Amazing?

Isn’t It Amazing?

How often do you think, “Isn’t it amazing?” Probably not often, right? In our normal days, the routines, the places and the faces are well known and expected. Until we get that jolt from something unexpected or we find ourselves smack dab in the...