Meditation Monday

I’ve been trying to meditate more regularly. Boy howdy do I need it! Today’s guided meditation was a lesson on equanimity. e·qua·nim·i·ty /ˌekwəˈnimədē/ noun – mental calmness, composure, and evenness of temper, especially in a difficult situation. The message that rang true was to remind myself that other people are Read more…

Saving My Sanity

Note: in an effort to become a better writer, blog more often, and maybe grow readers, I’m posting this on Medium too. If you’re so inclined, I would love a clap or a share or whatever. Thx. Part of my morning routine, besides putting away dishes, starting coffee, making breakfast, and Read more…

Digital Detox – done

And that’s a wrap! I did my “digital detox” for the 30 days of April. You can read the rules I setup on that link, but basically I removed most notifications from my phone/watch and committed to not checking most social media sites on my phone or computer for 30 Read more…

Digital Detox – halfway point

Yesterday marked two weeks of going through my “digital detox”. I followed Cal Newport’s direction for a 30 day digital detox from his book “Digital Minimalism.” I had been losing my interest in most social media platforms anyway and had become especially weary of all the pro and anti-President stuff Read more…

20 Things To Start Doing

I can’t remember where I originally saw this graphic, but had it saved in my images folder. If you know, please let me know so I can credit the original! Such a great list though …  

Healing

A week off of social media certainly helped make me feel better. I took the time to focus on getting some things done on my to-do list, take care of “me”, and decide how to proceed. Social Media is too important to quit completely. I keep tabs with too many Read more…

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My Heart Hurts

I’m getting worn down by the political world again. I need a break. Too much hate, anger, accusations, finger pointing, and power struggles. I’m going to do my best to stay off social media for the remainder of the week. I’m going to focus on work, family, reading, and taking Read more…

My Three Words for 2018

Like many people, I never fully subscribed to New Year’s resolutions and only halfheartedly created them. Since I never really took them seriously, I pretty much doomed them to failure. Rather than continue something that didn’t work, I just stopped the practice altogether. Recently I read about the concept of Read more…

Mindfulness

I’ve recently decided I need to practice more mindfulness. I’ve always been pretty carefree and not really too focused on the past or future. The problem is, I also tend to default to just “live” in the present. I have a pretty damn good life, and so I typically just Read more…