Comparison is a Thief of Joy
Comparison is a thief to joy.
There are so many ways to compare ourselves. We compare our lives to the lives we believe others are leading on social media.
What is truly the important stuff in our lives? Family Friends Health Independence Laughter Love Adventure Learning What would you add to this list? And if you took an audit of your time and money, would how you spent both reflect your list? Something to think about over the weekend.
Take Some Time for Yourself
Note to self – It has been an emotional week. Take some time for yourself this weekend. The tears may come this weekend; let them come. The laughs may come too. Don’t judge yourself for laughing while mourning. Your kids are all home for another day; they are also mourning.
Progress requires the courage to take a step towards your goal. We tend to overthink our goals. Thinking we need a grand gesture. The go big or stay home mindset. But the journey starts with the first baby step. The very first step will enact the force of momentum. Momentum
It is the everyday decisions that create our lives. The decision to run in the morning or to hit the snooze button. The choice to connect with your parents, children, or friends through a call instead of posting on social media. The decision to eat an apple instead of a
Do the Thing to be the Person you Want to be
Do the thing to be the person you want to be – In order to be a writer, you must write. To be a runner, you must run. Simple concept, which humans make hard. Will you become the world’s fastest runner, simply by tying your shoes and running? No. Not
Our time on earth is marked in a series of cycles or seasons. The four seasons of weather. The seasons of childhood and adulthood. The sun rises and sets each day.
I woke to a full moon reflecting on the lake – one of the many phases of nature.
Show up Do the thing you want to do. Show up for yourself. You don’t have to do it for anyone but you. You may think you can put it off. And honestly, you could put it off, and no one but you would know. You need to do it.
Note to self –
Note to self – Show up for yourself this weekend. Do the thing which is weighing on your soul. It won’t take that much time. Go for a run. Not because you signed up for a race. Run for you. Because you know deep down in your soul just how
Celebrity Loss List
Celebrity Loss List It is the time of year when the media outlets start showcasing the celebrities we lost this year. The actors whose performances riveted us in our seats. The musicians whose music we grew up singing to in the car. The authors whose books made us think in
What is your dream home. I believe we have all seen those posts on Facebook with a series of pictures of houses. A seaside home, mountain cabin, lake… Dream Home
When I worked for a company, we did a mid-year review and a final review each year. The mid-year was done with your boss to make sure you were on track to meet standards for the year. In essence, so there would be no surprises as your final review. It
What a difference a year makes
What a difference a year makes! This weekend I was the last person up to the cottage for the July 4th weekend. Pulling up to the driveway I discovered, there were already six cars parked there, along the road, and at the neighbor’s house. Walking into the cottage, I could
My life has been shut down and not in a good way. The last thing I wrote was about being overwhelmed. I wrote the post on January 4th. It is now the end of June. I had plans in place on how to deal with feeling overwhelmed, and I closed
I think the underlying feeling I have had over the past year has been overwhelmed. I have been overwhelmed with guilt, exhaustion, grief, tiredness, sadness. As a result, I have all but shut down. As I started to dig my way out from all the negative and refocus, something new