Celebrating Life: Surprises

Dreams are necessary to life. ~ Anais Nin Life is full of ups and downs. Some surprises are great. Some are less desirable. I learned from The Gratitude Diaries every time we receive negative feedback it takes at least 3 - 6 positive feedbacks/experiences to cancel out the 1 negative. Our brains are still hardwired…Read more Celebrating Life: Surprises

That’s Right, Woodchuck-chuckers, It’s Groundhog Day!

Difficult roads often lead to beautiful destinations. The other day I was contemplating why I enjoy Groundhog Day so much. Is it six more weeks of winter or six more weeks until spring? Or is it a made up reason to celebrate life when it's cold, dark and you miss the sun? Or maybe this…Read more That’s Right, Woodchuck-chuckers, It’s Groundhog Day!

Working from Home: Week 47 and 48

It is better to conquer yourself than to win a thousand battles. Last week, I stared at my screen and tried to will myself to have something to write that was insightful or clever about still working from home for yet another week. The minutes ticked by. There was no clacking of keys. No sage…Read more Working from Home: Week 47 and 48

The Books of 2020

Always look on the bright side of life. Otherwise it'll be too dark to read. ~ Unknown With the conclusion of 2020, means the end of my 2020 Book Challenge. I was very ambitious last year when I set my reading goal of 25 books. Based off of 2019, I thought it was doable. Nothing…Read more The Books of 2020

Celebrating Life: Keto Iced Lolly

Some people grumble that roses have thorns, I'm grateful that thorns have roses. ~ Alphonse Karr Last Friday, we were celebrating life with gratitude. I learned from my dear followers about a gratitude jar. I love that idea! I also love the idea of a gratitude journal. I haven't yet settled on which route to…Read more Celebrating Life: Keto Iced Lolly

Working from Home: Week 46

Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle. ~ Plato Today's quote struck an accord with me this morning. When we talk with friends, family, coworkers or even people we live with, how much do we really know what's going on behind the scenes? As an introvert, I am aware of my…Read more Working from Home: Week 46