Recently my sister and I were talking about different blog post topics and she recommended I do one on goal setting. I know I've alluded to it in the past, but I am not a big fan of setting goals. There is a risk reward balance that I can't figure out. If I set the … Continue reading Setting Yourself Up to Win
My mom has always been a good example of taking responsibility in situations. If she was in a situation where people were talking negatively about another person she didn't jump in and pile on. Instead she started pointing out the positives in that person. First, it made it hard to continue to say negative things … Continue reading Taking the High Road
I have 8 sisters. I call different sisters for different things. When I was dating if I needed somebody to tell it to me like it was I'd call one sister, but if I wanted encouragement I'd call a different one. Today I can call and chat with any of them but each dynamic will be slightly … Continue reading The government is listening, are you?
Perspective is a pretty important element in choosing to be happy. I recently saw a meme of a guy eating one slice of cake. He was happy to have his piece of cake. Underneath was a picture of a guy with an entire cake with one slice missing and he was really upset. The idea … Continue reading Choose to be enough. Choose to be you.
The longer I write these posts, the more I realize how important choice is to a happy life. Two sisters can be raised in almost an identical situation and they can take completely opposite paths. We all experience life in different ways. My sister is a stickler for details. She loves the nitty gritty of … Continue reading Breaking your own shell
Don't let disappointment derail you. Get better not bitter.
Running is awful. Running is wonderful. I can think both thoughts within a five minute span and be equally convinced of its truth at the time. I initially started running as a weight loss measure, but the longer I ran, the more I realized that running helped me to practice mind over body. Did you … Continue reading Running Into Fear
Be in charge of the stress levels in your life. Stress can kill you, but only if you let it.
A week or so ago, my husband and I were relaxing and watching Netflix. We watched a documentary called At All Costs. It was about AAU basketball and all of the work that goes into positioning players for the next level of play. It was crazy to see the amount of travel, time, and work that … Continue reading Geometry Started My Depression
I have never been accused of being too observant. I once lived in an apartment for a year and as I was moving out I realized that the hot and cold water was switched in the downstairs bathroom. For a whole year, I had just assumed the water took a really long time to heat up, … Continue reading Singing in the Rain