Finding Courage through the Unexpected If someone would have told me to cut back on caffeine, I would have cringed at the thought of doing such a ridiculous thing! It is tough to break out of a comfortable routine that brings me joy. And, when busy weeks arise the thought of “Changing it up”, is … More Drinking Decaf, and I Didn’t Know It
Attempting to Save Money and have a Clean House I got Creative I wanted a Housekeeper and I wanted to Save Money One night in December after feeling frustrated that I had to clean my house after a long week of work, I let my mind wander. I asked the question, “What if?” I wondered if there … More When I Hired Myself As a Housekeeper
Making Time for Reflection at the end of the Month Today is the last day in the month of March. This morning I realized that without missing a beat, I switched the refrigerator calendar to April. When I stopped to think about it a few hours later, it was as if I was allowing March … More Taking an Audit of March
Lessons for My Daughter About a month ago, I finished Rachel Hollis’ book, Girl Stop Apologizing. As I was reading the book, and since I have finished I have noticed how often women in particular say, “Sorry” for just about everything. While apologizing and being able to forgive people is a tremendous trait that is … More Live Proud… No Apology Necessary
Transforming the acronym, “YOLO” I have often used the phrases, “One Day I will”, or ‘When I have more money I will”, or “When I am more established, or my kids are older, I will be able to”, “In the future I want to”. Procrastination serves a purpose. There have been times that I feel … More If Not Now, Then When?
Is there such a thing as perfect feedback? Feedback can be tricky. We all need to give it and we need to hear it. It seems easier to give feedback than to receive it some days. In a perfect world, we would like to say that we graciously take feedback objectively, and use it to … More Perfect Feedback
I have been resistant to reading Michelle Obama’s book Becoming for quite a while. I have respect for everything that she has accomplished, and the position that she has been in, but felt as though we were much too different to really want to read her story. I was wondering if we would have anything in … More More Alike than I Expected