Wish the world was a better place? Here are 100 things you can do about it.
“Nothing will change if nothing changes” -Unknown We know the world needs our help, but it can be hard to know where to start. Start here. Some of the items on the list below are easy and some are a bit harder. Some of the items will take you 30 seconds to complete and others will […]More
Four anniversaries you probably aren’t celebrating, but should be.
What a great month! In just the last few weeks, I had Mother’s Day, my wedding anniversary and last night we celebrated the 10th wedding anniversary of family friends. It was a joyous expression of their love and commitment. So much so that my feet are still hurting from all the dancing. Anniversaries give us a […]More
How much is enough? When to hold on and when to let go.
Spring cleaning is usually a good time to rid your surroundings of unnecessary clutter. It’s also a good time to think about what “enough” looks like for you. When you have enough it allows you to reallocate some of your money from buying new things to saving for financial security, creating new experiences and investing in the greater […]More
Is winter really over? 8 questions to ask yourself before the cold weather leaves.
The most common use of the word “winter” describes the season marked by cold weather and bare trees. During Mother Nature’s winter season, we are forced to retreat inside and many things stop growing. The characteristics of a winter season can show up in other parts of our lives too. We let certain things go dormant […]More
Let’s talk. Four questions I need help answering.
Relating and helping Last week, I was sitting in Starbucks reading when the tables closest to me started filling up with young children. There were a total of three women with six children between them. One of the women was holding a baby. Another tried to get her oldest child (who was maybe four years old) […]More
100 ways to love on the world
“The day the power of love overrules the love of power, the world will know peace.” Mahatma Gandhi Whether you look forward to Valentine’s Day or despise it, I’m sure we can all agree that the world would benefit from more attention on love (and not just the romantic kind). Below is the list of […]More
The privilege to live without open wounds.
“What separates privilege from entitlement is gratitude.” –Brené Brown Has life been kind to you? Are you privileged? If so, in what ways and by how much? Do your disadvantages in life outweigh your advantages? Are they about even? Are you more advantaged than disadvantaged? How you answer these questions has a direct link with your […]More
Serving a Grieving Soul.
A year ago today, I posted about grief on the first anniversary of my grandfather’s death. My family received many of the blessings below and today felt like the right time to share that post again. The current list starts with one very important addition that someone shared in the comments of the original post. I’d love […]More
Not in the mood for resolutions? How about a New Year’s pledge?
This post is not for those of you that have a New Year’s resolution in mind already. It is meant for people that do not plan to make a resolution, yet still want to reflect on and shape the year ahead. If that is you, I suggest making a pledge instead. A New Year’s pledge reflects the beliefs and commitments […]More