Use what you have

I was thinking about how many items I've bought that are still lying around my house. I'm not talking about unfinished projects, although I do have a few of those. I mean toiletries, food in the pantry, clothes, books I wanted to read, etc. On top of all the little items I "had to have." …

October Goals

I mentioned a few weeks ago how I was ready to set up & smash some goals. Staying with that theme, here are my goals for October. – A snapshot – SPIRITUAL:  5 → 6 MENTAL: 4 → 5 PHYSICAL: 3 → 4 SOCIAL: 4 → 7 CAREER: 7 → 8 FINANCIAL: 5 → 6 …

Earth Day!

Happy Earth Day! This is the first year where I'm actively trying to do some good towards our planet. I went to Container Store today & bought reusable bags, bento boxes, & reusable sporks. I think this is gonna be a great turn around in my life. As I said yesterday, I don't want to …

Unplugged

"Almost everything will work again if you unplug it for a few minutes, including you." - Anne Lamott So I think I'm becoming a hippie. Hear me out. I'm not talking about the 60s, long dreads, afraid of showers stereotype. I'm talking about the connecting back to nature/natural products & pulling away from the "metallic" …

My Five-Minute Rule

So several months ago, I made a rule for myself: If I see something that needs to get done & it can be completed within 5 minutes, I'll do it immediately.  It doesn't sound Earth-shattering or full of wisdom. But this metarule has saved me time & energy. The catch is it means I have to …

2018 Resolutions

As I was looking at what I wanted to accomplish this year (in addition to my 35 goals), I realized I want 2018 to be a simple year for me. I feel like there's a lot of noise in my life. Whether that's in the form of drama, stress, anxiety, or busyness, I feel like …