For the past month I have been working on ways to stay calm, be able to relax, take a step back and in essence, try and learn to respond and not react. I came across a book called 10% happier by Dan Harris. Having an hour drive again it was the perfect time to check … Continue reading Meditation
Since January One I have been trying to minimize my lifestyle/life/whatever in an attempt to "clear the clutter." My first step was to try out Project 333. I had just left a job that required professional dress, so I knew I had a ton of clothes I could clear out. My husband joined in on this … Continue reading My clothes, really?!?
Bleck. It is that time where all the christmas decorations get taken down and sadly enough, get put away in storage for another 335 days. All the little character ornaments, stuffed snowmen and smiling santa clauses seem to look at me and beg not to be put away. I imagine that by putting our little … Continue reading The life of an ornament
About 4/5 years ago my carpal tunnel really started to act up. My hand would hurt, and when I slept my arm would go to sleep. I also had several other "health" issues that of course no doctor or test showed anything wrong. (And my husband wonders why I never want to go to a … Continue reading The Whole 30 – Yes you really are what you eat
This past October I left my job. A job that I loved, I job that I enjoyed going into everyday, a job that challenged me, and a job that the only thing I disliked was the drive. I took a job that was a step backward in my career, that was very conservative (I am … Continue reading Making Mistakes = Growth
The other night my husband and I had a nice evening without the kids. We plopped down on the couch, which we so rarely have to ourselves, and turned on Netflix. (Another item we rarely have to ourselves.) We found a documentary to watch called "Minimalism: A Documentary About the Important Things." Watch it, I … Continue reading Minimizing. My first step.
On January 1, 2017, I will begin again.