We all know the craziness and stress that can come with the holiday season. From buying gifts to decorating the house to coordinating family time, it can all be overwhelming. With Halloween over and Thanksgiving around the corner, the holiday season is in full swing. Now is … [Read more...] about Holiday Stress: Keeping a middle ground during the height of the holiday season
Practicing mindfulness and being present in the moment has become a fad. That is funny because being present in all of life was the norm before iPhones existed. At least compared to how we are today. Technological Distractions: A Hurdle to Staying Present Think about this: … [Read more...] about Why Is It So Hard To Stay Present?
I did tell you. I told you when we were sitting at the kitchen counter. I was cooking, and you were scrolling on your phone. I emptied the dishwasher five times this week. I didn’t get mad when you spent $3,000 on a new gun. I think I actually weigh … [Read more...] about Why bother?
Life is about going through different moments, good and bad. A part of being human is having to face difficult times and choose how you will react. Have you ever heard the expression, “You have to stop and smell the roses”? If you haven't, it essentially means that instead of … [Read more...] about No Thing is Too Small: Finding Joy Around You
It is always something. You go on vacation and come back to twice the work you had before you left. Expenses are rising and you feel like a hamster on a wheel as you try to keep as much cash coming in as going out. And busy-ness just kills relationships. This week alone I … [Read more...] about Working Your Way Out of Overwhelm
It is quite an interesting but exciting season for me right now because at the end of August, me and my husband will welcome our first child! It is a season full of learning, waiting, resting (at least trying to), savoring and preparing. I made it through the first trimester woes … [Read more...] about The Right Kind of Preparation