June 11, 2015 theadventuresofdd

I am SO FASCINATED with personalities and personality types. One of my faults is that it’s hard for me to sometimes understand where people are coming from (Oh! I think I am still missing this from one of my past posts, where I couldn’t think of a good flaw) not in am empathetic manner, but more of “Why doesn’t this make sense to you” manner. I recently realized I had no idea what my Mom, Sister and Dad were on the Myers-Briggs scale, so I sent them this test, so I could better understand myself, and others. I posted it…

June 9, 2015 theadventuresofdd

This might be my most favorite post, ever. 47 Things I’ve Learned In My 40s And yes, I know I’m not 40 – yet. (I’m 32, soon to be 33) but these ring oh-so true! Link to Huffington Post 1. It’s OK to say no as long as you learn the art of doing so graciously. 2. Don’t waste time worrying and moaning about stuff you have no control over. Let it go. 3. Everything you see depends on how you look at it. 4. Stop comparing your insides to everyone else’s outsides. 5. Listening to someone — really listening…

March 31, 2015 theadventuresofdd

18 Spiritual Teachings That Blew My Mind Wide Open Link to Elephant Journal This is my spirit animal. 1. Everything I need is already within me. 2. I can (and do) create my life through creative visualization (to a certain extent). 3. All things must pass. 4. Beliefs separate. 5. Faith is letting go. 6. All meditation is good meditation. 7. Metta. 8. Each morning, I am born again. What I do today is what matters most. 9. Equanimity. 10. No self. 11. Suffering is the result of clinging. 12. Worry is useless. 13. Friendship is the highest form of love. 14. Difficult people are the…

March 24, 2015 theadventuresofdd

27 Tips for Mastering Anything Entrepreneur Article “Chance favors only the prepared mind.” 1. Find your life’s task. 2. Rather than compete in a crowded field, find a niche where you can dominate. 3. Rebel against the wrong path, and use that anger as motivation. 4. Love your subject at a very basic level. 5. Find the ideal apprenticeship. 6. Engage in deep observation, practice incessantly, and experiment. 7. Value learning over money so you’re not a slave to everyone’s opinion. 8. Revert to a feeling of inferiority in order to truly learn. 9. Engage in intense practice and lean…

February 2, 2015 theadventuresofdd

27 Life-Changing Habits All Twentysomethings Should Adopt Ahhh yes. All of these are good points. Check them out and then tell me what you think. Link here 1. Give at least one genuine compliment every day. I try. I try and notice new hair, new clothes, or when a person just has an all around good energy to them. You never know who’s day you could be making! I also love sending random thank you notes, or any note in the mail, whenever the urge strikes. I keep them in my desk. 2. Thank your partner for the small, expected things…

January 12, 2015 theadventuresofdd

Wow what a crazy productive  weekend!   I did everything and nothing  at the same time.  Friday night, I went bowling with my work crew. Good times.  I love bowking, it’s probably ,you favorite team building activity! Saturday and Sunday I didn’t change out of my pjs. I edited another album for my bride,  and Matt and I cleaned the entire first floor. You know all that organizing and throwing things away you put off? Well we made it happen. Then we made  an amazing dinner and Matt watched football while one of my friends  came over and drank  wine with…

December 27, 2012 theadventuresofdd

  {author unknown} 1. Life isn’t fair, but it’s still good. 2. When in doubt, just take the next small step. 3. Life is too short not to enjoy it. 4. Your job won’t take care of you when you are sick. Your friends and family will. 5. Don’t buy stuff you don’t need. 6. You don’t have to win every argument. Stay true to yourself. 7. Cry with someone. It’s more healing than crying alone. 8. It’s OK to get angry with God. He can take it. 9. Save for things that matter. 10. When it comes to chocolate,…