How can you not only accept your mistakes but CELEBRATE your mistakes? My child’s 5th grade teacher taught me lesson in exactly that!
Oversaturated schedules & being swallowed by busyness can get in the way of living with vision. Don’t forget to keep your eyes on impact.
My little girl’s hard day & a parenting moment reminded me the beauty of embracing sweet and simple things in life – self care and soul care.
Why? Three letters that form my favorite question. I love asking why! Not to be obstinate or needling but to genuinely understand. When my curiosity is satisfied and I understand the inner workings of people, processes, or phenomena I find I’m able to be more effective, thorough or helpful. All pragmatics aside, understanding why alsoContinue reading “Chasing Curiosity”
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.
Are you feeling Grinchy as Christmas draws near? Or maybe mopey like Charlie Brown? Be encouraged and enter into Advent with awe and wonder.
Make sure that today are you taking care of yourself in a way that “future you” will feel cared for and loved.
Talking about our “tough stuff” is a courageous act that will help others rise. This is the story of my recently acquired “speed bump.”
I choose Rebellious Joy. A joy that chooses to stand unwavering in the face of circumstances. That’s what joy is after all, isn’t it?
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.
Change is tough but so are you. Consider these practical takeaways and anecdotes that will encourage you during a season of reinvention.
Waiting is hard. Whether you are waiting a minute, a month or a year. It requires us to humble ourselves and accept – we are not in control. How can you wait well?
Are you juggling balls that you could choose to place down? Don’t drop it. Demonstrate control over your own life and well being, take it and put it down.
I need you to stop being so mean to yourself. If you are like me, you are good at allowing an unkind inner-dialogue to take root in your thought life. Perhaps it is prompted by a mistake or a quest for perfection but the reality is we are all too quick to cut ourselves down. Continue reading “I need you.”