I have always loved to stay busy. This is both a blessing and a curse. On the one hand, I love the sense of accomplishment when I get a lot done in a day. On the other hand, I get overwhelmed and frustrated when certain things on my to do list take longer than expected… Continue reading Biting off more than I can chew
We all have secrets. We all have odd habits. We are all different. However, sometimes we meet people and think, “man they are so normal”. The reality though, is that no one is normal. If you feel like they are normal, you just don’t know them well enough. We all have quirks that make us… Continue reading We are all weird
For those who know me, you know that I am not the most optimistic person. I tend to gravitate toward negative and pessimistic thoughts. So, I can only imagine that those reading my posts are surprised to see me preaching about happiness and leading a more positive and joyful life. However, my goal in writing… Continue reading Full of it or on to something?
Isn’t this the dream? Working less and “playing” more. We all want that work life balance, but what if you could actually enjoy your work and have it feel like “play”? Wouldn’t we all be happier? I know this is simply not a reality for most of us, but there are things we can do… Continue reading Less work, more play
“If at first you don't succeed, try, try, try again.” - William Edward Hickson We have all heard this saying by William Hickson, but how often do we really try, try, try again? It sounds great and makes sense not to give up after your first failure or mistake, but most times pride likes to… Continue reading Try Try Again
Don’t you hate when you get to a restaurant early, to beat the rush, and then you still have to wait? Or you get to the airport early to make sure you have time to get through security only to get through in no time at all? This hurry up and wait thing is my… Continue reading Hurry up and wait
So I have been writing every day for over 100 days now. I have written in the car, in bed, at my computer, on my phone, on my iPad and even while watching TV. I have written when I am happy, sad, drunk, mad and every emotion in between. I am committed to this goal.… Continue reading Sticking to your commitments
“Stay committed to your decisions, but stay flexible in your approach.”- Anthony Robbins As my husband and I adjust to working together and growing our antique business, I am finding this quote to be particularly relevant. We are constantly having to adapt and adjust our days to meet our business needs and figure out what… Continue reading Be flexible
John Stuart Mill once said, “I have learned to seek my happiness by limiting my desires, rather than in attempting to satisfy them.” This begs the question, what drives happiness? At first glance it would seem that our desires drive happiness, as long as our desires are in moderation. However, happiness will never be reached… Continue reading What drives happiness?
We all have goals. We have goals to lose weight. We have goals to start her own businesses. We have goals to start families. The list goes on and on. The thing about goals, however, is that they are about the end result not the journey to get there. I, like many people, get caught… Continue reading Goals