Domestic Responsibilities, Flashback Friday, goal setting, habit-building, worksheets

Flashback Friday: Finance To Do’s Worksheet

With a new year upon us, it just might be time for you to get your finances in order ... there's a lot to manage in this category sometimes and it can be hard to keep it all straight! I've definitely missed things over the years (and have literally had to "pay" for those mistakes).… Continue reading Flashback Friday: Finance To Do’s Worksheet

goal setting, habit-building, Life Coaching, Managing Anxiety & Overwhelm, worksheets

Our Life Well Lived: Day Planner

A few years ago, after trying several different day planners, I found that nothing was really meeting my needs. To solve this problem, I decided to create my own JUST the way that I wanted it. My "musts" ... month-at-a-glance ... this included a calendar, plus a blank page nearby for notes, plans, goals, things… Continue reading Our Life Well Lived: Day Planner

Eating Well, goal setting, Growth, Health, Self-Improvement

A Series of Teeny, Tiny Baby Steps

I started the year 2021 “sick.” Not debilitatingly sick (thankfully), but sick nonetheless. I was battling some serious ongoing digestive issues. During my Life Plan review at the very end of 2021, I committed to getting this “sickness” thing sorted out.  Looking back, the journey was a little long ... a little tedious … to… Continue reading A Series of Teeny, Tiny Baby Steps

advice, Challenges, goal setting, habit-building, Identity

Quitting

This week, “quitting” has been at the forefront of my mind. Initially, when considering quitting, a slurry of condemning phrases swirls in my mind.  You’re such a quitter! What a loser! Winners never quit! You never stick with anything! After the initial onslaught of condemnation though and some more careful consideration of quitting, I found… Continue reading Quitting

Challenges, dreams, goal setting, Growth, Happiness

“The Things I Wish I Made More Time For” Challenge

I’m not sure if you noticed or not, but I took a little break from 21-day challenges in July and August. It’s time to get up and running again though, especially since these initiatives “drum up” a variety of donations to organizations within the communities we live! It’s amazing really how the dollars stack up… Continue reading “The Things I Wish I Made More Time For” Challenge

advice, Eating Well, goal setting, habit-building, Health

The Case for a Low-Carb Diet

So today’s post is different than many … today, I want to introduce a “new” eating “concept” I discovered recently while working my way through Gary Taubes’ book, Why We Get Fat … and What to Do About It. In a nutshell, carbohydrates are what makes us fat, Taubes suggests. Sugars, white flour, potatoes, pasta,… Continue reading The Case for a Low-Carb Diet