Last week was daylight savings time. Many places in the world set their clocks ahead one hour and countless people look forward to the arrival of spring! Of course, after celebrating the arrival of spring, they complain because they lose an hour of sleep. Yeah, there’s just no making people happy. 🙂 I’ve been thinking … More What’s your complaint communicating?
We’ve been working to pay off all excess debt. It’s been a long and winding journey. We’ve taken many detours — most of which included actual travel so I’m not grieving the the extra time added. However, with the final payments looming just a few paychecks away, I’m getting that urge to splurge! Don’t judge … More My 3 Favorite Money Savers
Change often gets a bad rap. Especially when that change is sudden or not something we’ve been planning for. We like the change that we plan or pray for — a promotion at work, weight loss, a new baby, or marriage. But too often we think of change as something new, scary, and disruptive. Change … More What a Wonderful Word: Change
“Failure is not an option.” You’ve probably heard the phrase somewhere. You probably even understand the sentiment behind it. However, we all know better. Failure is an option. Granted, it’s not a very pleasant option or one that we willingly choose but it is an option. So how did it end up on my wonderful … More What a Wonderful Word: Failure
Instead of New Year’s Resolutions, many people have switched to a word. You’ve probably seen it — the people who decide on a word to be their focus for the new year. Words like love, inspire, trust, create, and focus are just a few of many, many words that people choose. Some people branch out … More What a Wonderful Word: Kairos
In a social media world, it can be difficult to feel proud of oneself. I know people look proud and happy but statics are showing an alarming rise in the opposite direction. Comparison, self-doubt, and insecurity run rampant through many and I totally understand why. We live in curated and picture perfect world. Even though … More Positive Self-Reflection
Here in the good ol’ U.S. of A., Labor Day marks the end of summer. I know, I know. Fall stuff has already started creeping up everywhere. Pumpkin flavored everything can be found in every grocery store. But, in my book, it’s still summer until the Tuesday after Labor Day. Then all the pumpkin stuff can … More 9 Ways to Enjoy the Last Summer Weekend