So – it’s April. in Maine, spring has sprung, and that means 3 months ish till summer. Fortunately, 3 months is JUST enough time to start burning off all of your winter indiscretions. I’m back on the no drinking during the week bandwagon, and I’ve finally bit the bullet and joined a CrossFit gym, because… Read More Meal Prep – a Life Hack
I’m doomed, I think often. I’m chronically a completely hot mess in the morning – I try to open my door with my car key fab, I make coffee with no cup, I forget to feed my cats (thank goodness they remember to chirp at me) and time flies at a rate faster than the… Read More Morning tips from a Not-So Morning person
Ok – so this topic was easy to determine, because I am home sick today, and this product has SAVED MY LIFE over the past year or so, when I found out about it. I grew up in Florida, and I never suffered from allergies until the summer of 2015. And then they were BRUTAL.… Read More Saline Spray – it changed my life
OK – so I started an AWESOME new hobby/exercise this month thanks to my friend Caitlin. (Caitlin – if you’re reading this – YOU ROCK SISTER!). I had a facebook status up that I was making it a goal to get back into shape and commit to working out starting NOW, since I’ve fallen so far… Read More A Lesson in Breath + Breathing
Well, pardon my french, but it’s been a really SHITTY week. The Universe just seems to keep giving us the old one-two punch to the gut, and pretty relentlessly. But, what we must all remember is THIS TOO WILL PASS. Come on, say it with me. THIS TOO WILL PASS. (Or maybe it won’t. but… Read More Dealing with Grief.
Link to Elephant journal I love it when an article just speaks to me. This article sort of echos my brain when it comes to my plans for the next year. Now’s the time when I start thinking about my plans for the new year, evaluating my life, and making goals for the coming year. This… Read More A Buddist tip to being Free
There’s truly NOTHING I enjoy more in my life than flying, reading a book, and having a glass or two of wine. It’s the only time I can truly detach, and get lost in another world. That being said, there’s nothing WORSE than being stuck on a plane with a crappy book. I love books… Read More “Year of Yes” – Shonda Rhimes – Book Review – Spoiler – I LOVE
Link to Elephant Journal I love this article. When we were growing up, we were taught that certain behaviors were “good” and certain behaviors were “bad.” We learned that the “good” behaviors resulted in our parents loving and approving of us, and “bad” behaviors resulted in disapproval and feeling unloved. For us small, sensitive children, feeling… Read More Why we’re all Manipulative (& What to Do about It)
Link to article If you want to get anything done, there are two basic ways to get yourself to do it. The first, more popular and devastatingly wrong option is to try to motivate yourself. The second, somewhat unpopular and entirely correct choice is to cultivate discipline. This is one of these situations where adopting a different… Read More What you need is Discipline.
Link to Elephant Journal You can’t build anything without starting at the bottom (or, many times, even further below). How you fuel the fire determines the quality and duration of its glow. Being afraid has a purpose; being brave has a bigger one. Being brave has nothing to do with not being afraid. Being brave almost always means that… Read More Reminders for your Heart