There is no need to completely revisit who you are as one calendar year changes to the next. Focus on new perspective, energy, and goals but enjoy being the “same you.”
Establishing a word for the year is something I began a few years ago. I’ve never been big on resolutions but I do love setting my intentions for the year. Rather than making narrowly defined goals, I like to establish a feel and vision for what the new year and I wrap up that intent in one word.
Make it your mission to encourage another person today. Brace yourself for the immeasurably positive impact as you eagerly encourage others.
Are you feeling Grinchy as Christmas draws near? Or maybe mopey like Charlie Brown? Be encouraged and enter into Advent with awe and wonder.
Playing a good ol’ fashioned board game was a great reminder to stay thankful – regardless of circumstances. What is the game of life teaching you these days?
Make sure that today are you taking care of yourself in a way that “future you” will feel cared for and loved.
Intentionally pursue a Focused Fall. In the crisp air and quiet moments you will uncover the beauty of an unhurried life.
Talking about our “tough stuff” is a courageous act that will help others rise. This is the story of my recently acquired “speed bump.”
The aches and pains of humanity are abounding. Tragedies are occurring in the lives of individuals but are also happening on national and global scales. There is plenty of sadness swirling and heartache seems to be lurking just around the corner. So what can you do? Start by allowing yourself to feel it. As IContinue reading “When it hurts.”
Back-to-school already? Use these practical tips and wisdom to make it the best school year yet – characterized by grace, empathy and joy.
We are all messy. Each and every one of us. While my chosen paradigm is one that chooses to look past the thorns to celebrate the berry, there is also a need to acknowledge our challenges, hurts, frustrations and hang ups. Owning our humanity can be incredibly humbling but there is also a beautiful freedom in owning the reality that we do not have it all together. There is a blackberry bittersweetness to our humanity.
A meaningful DIY project has the ability to impart lessons about the important work of transformation and our unique journeys.
Change is tough but so are you. Consider these practical takeaways and anecdotes that will encourage you during a season of reinvention.
Joy Reyes provides insight and inspiration about hope, joy and a deeply rooted belief we were each created for more.
There is more than enough “adulting” to squash the biggest and most beautiful dreams – if you let it. Fight for your dreams.