Life is amazing. And then it’s awful. And then it’s amazing again. Hi There. Oh Hi. Hey. Gosh, this is awkward…. After all, you may (or may not!) have noticed that I’ve been absent for a while. Okay, MONTHS. I took a summer break that turned into a reprieve that turned into a hiatus that… Continue reading Life is amazing. And then it’s awful. And then it’s amazing again.
How cool is this August Magic? Love it! Absolutely Awesome August!
Rules To Live By Recently, my sweet friend Mark D. Sikes wrote about the design advice of Bunny Williams and John Rosselli that is found in the latest issue of House Beautiful. I’m a big believer in sharing joy, advice, and just plain goodness in the world, so I thought that I would pass on these… Continue reading Rules To Live By
Travel to West Marin If you follow me on Instagram, you’ll know that last month, I had a runaway weekend in West Marin County. When I say runaway, I mean run.away. Despite the fact that I tend to present myself as a living out loud kind of person, I am an introvert at heart. I… Continue reading Travel to West Marin
As I am packing for our MUCH-NEEDED vacation, I am reminded of an article that I read last year in the New York Times by Daniel J. Levitin. It is truly a MUST (re)READ. I hope that you enjoy it as much as I am. In fact, I am printing the article and taking it with me… Continue reading Hitting the Reset Button in Your Brain
What Stress Physically Feels Like Lordy-bee. WTF is going on with stress lately? It is EVERY.WHERE. Are you all feeling it? One of my friends eloquently uses the hashtags: #stuck and #burnedout. I would add #stressedbeyondbeliefwithnopatienceleft. Yea, things that overwhelming these days. The Silver Lining is that #hashtag creation cracks me up and there is nothing like… Continue reading What Stress Physically Feels Like
Overcoming the Dreadful Distraction Habit Recently I am finding myself distracted. Despite coming into my office on a mission to get work done, my mind wanders. In a big and ridiculously annoying way. It seems as though after an hour or two (or three!) passes, I realize that I have only completed what looks to be about… Continue reading Overcoming the Dreadful Distraction Habit
Sunday kicked off National Women’s Health Week. This is a big and wonderful opportunity to empower women to make health a priority (and what’s better than that?). Led by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office on Women’s Health, the goal of this week is to encourage and provide women with steps they… Continue reading National Women’s Health Week
The Antidote to Stress Anxiety, stress, and sadness negatively impact your physical health. Heaven knows that I know this. Further, these stressful emotions can trigger chemical reactions in your body that can lead to inflammation and a weakened immune system. This is hardly new news. The thing of it is: I seem to need constant… Continue reading The Antidote to Stress
How To Focus A Wandering Mind Have you ever been sitting on a conference call and your mind starts to wander while the others on the line are talking? You start going over all the things you need to get done, the things that should have gotten done yesterday, or just about where you wish… Continue reading How To Focus A Wandering Mind