While listening to the Happier with Gretchen Rubin podcast recently (something I haven’t done in ages), I was reminded of an idea that I heard of before but haven’t really engaged with yet … family updates. For the last couple of years, I’ve composed and sent a Hintz family email once a month ... a… Continue reading Family Updates
Today’s post is being crafted to emphasize the value of taking a few minutes to reflect upon and savour some of our experiences! Obviously, that’s part of the reason for this blog! AND I LOVE to write … Maybe a blog isn’t for you (or maybe it is and you should go start one …… Continue reading Take Time to Revel
It’s Marvellous Monday! That means it’s time to share something marvellous! Head over to my Facebook Page, Our Life Well Lived - Leanne Hintz, and share your celebrations there OR comment below with something "marvellous" in your life! I shared my “something marvellous” in the comments on my FB Page, but here it is for all… Continue reading Marvellous Monday: Celebrating Cousin Time!
A few days ago while visiting my doctor in Melfort, he initiated a conversation about one of my past visits … close to four years ago now … “I’ll never forget how scared I was when I saw you in my office that day,” he told me. “You were a very, very sick person.” It… Continue reading A Brush With Death
In the spirit of being more intentional with our time (see Be a Good Steward), I wanted to ALSO share another idea I learned about recently with you all today … 30 for 30! The principle is quite simple actually … commit to something for 30 minutes a day for 30 days … the idea… Continue reading Thirty Minutes for Thirty Days
If you don't have an important list, you need to take some time (immediately) to sit down and draft an important list. First, you might want to take a minute to review my famous piece called: "The Important List" ... you can find that piece here on the blog, in my first book, Our Life… Continue reading My Important List: Worksheet
*Published in The Junction Review, January 13th, 2021 In December, I found myself in a bit of a “funk” … I continued to show up for my family as the best me I could be, but inside I felt a little weary … a little discouraged, and frankly, a little bored … as I attempted… Continue reading What Lights You Up?
Worked on this poppy watercolour project today with Mackenzie … these are water colour pencils that we bought at the dollar store … I ❤️ them!
Today, I give thanks … Today, I give thanks for the three precious humans I’ve been blessed with … Everything about them … The highs and the lows … Their good health and mine … For a simple life … For a slow pace … Today, I give thanks for work that I love … … Continue reading Today, I Give Thanks
At the beginning of September, I signed up for a Focusing on Fall challenge group … basically, it forced me to set some goals for September and “beyond.” So I did what I was supposed to do … jotting down some goals for the remainder of 2020, as well as specific tasks to complete each… Continue reading I’m Not Happy