I hosted Thanksgiving last year for over 30 of my closest friends and family. The day was full of gratitude and joy in many ways. But, it was also a whole lot of work. If you’re reading this from the US, you are likely preparing for a holiday week ahead. For some, that might mean … Continue reading When will you rest? Preparing for the work of Thanksgiving.
“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 … Continue reading Wish the world was a better place? Here are 100 things you can do about it.
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 … Continue reading Four anniversaries you probably aren’t celebrating, but should be.
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 … Continue reading How much is enough? When to hold on and when to let go.
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 … Continue reading Is winter really over? 8 questions to ask yourself before the cold weather leaves.
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) … Continue reading Let’s talk. Four questions I need help answering.