Adulting, Be Courageous, Change, Goals, Grand Adventure, Honest

I Drink Champagne Now

You used to be my cup of tea but I drink champagne now. One day I woke up and decided I no longer liked lukewarm tea. However my tea would not get hot. It was not behaving like a good tea should. I packed my bags and went on a search for something sweet and… Continue reading I Drink Champagne Now

Adulting, Be Courageous, Be Radical, Dreams, Faith, Goals, Grand Adventure, Honest, Human, Life

Do What You Dare

Is there anything you want to do that someone has said to you that you can’t do it? Is there any harm in it for you or anyone else? No? Well then, is it something that will make you happy or simply bring joy? Yes? Do it. Don’t listen to those who have no courage… Continue reading Do What You Dare

Adulting, Be Radical, Goals, Life, Thoughts, Truth

Do Not Stop

When you are working toward a future that you want, do not stop. Keep working towards your goal. One small step forward is still progress. It will not always be easy. In fact I can guarantee you that there will be bad days and tough times. Just keep going. My MeMa said, "Keep going, like… Continue reading Do Not Stop

Be Radical, Focused Simplicity, Goals, Grand Adventure, Happy, Thoughts

Weekends

There’s a myth that weekend days are better than week days. Any day spent with family, doing something fun, or having an adventure is a good day. Weekend or not.

Adulting, Be Radical, Day Job, Family, Goals, Honest, Human

I Do what I Want

Remember when you were a young human and you said something like, “I can’t wait to be an adult so I can do what I want”? How’s that going for you? If it is going well tell us your secret. All I want to do is spend as much time with my husband and family… Continue reading I Do what I Want

Adulting, Be Radical, Change, Goals, Human, Life

Don’t Settle Unless You Must

Five years ago my husband and I were in a situation where we had to get a house fast. So in a matter of six days we got a house to rent. We settled for what we could afford and what we could find in a hurry. We’re always told to live our best life.… Continue reading Don’t Settle Unless You Must

Adulting, Be Radical, Focused Simplicity, Goals, Human, Peace, Thoughts, Wait

A Quiet Mind isn’t an Empty Mind

In today’s world it’s difficult to settle your mind. We are always so busy and going all the time that our brain is over stimulated. We are constantly hit with screens and sounds. Practice quieting your mind. Focus on the emptiness. Science has proven that men can sit and think nothing and women have to… Continue reading A Quiet Mind isn’t an Empty Mind

Adulting, Children, Goals, Honest, Life

Side Effects of Convenience

I saw the strangest thing today a teenager who could not operate a computer. His grandma said it’s because he has always done everything on his phone. I wonder how he will make it in college when he has to type a term paper? Are we crippling our future generations by giving them too many… Continue reading Side Effects of Convenience

Adulting, Children, Goals, Grand Adventure, Home

Decluttering is Necessary Evil

I would much rather be sitting on the beach sipping mojitos. Where am I you ask? Sitting in the dining room of your new home sifting through boxes and decluttering things. Why do humans have so much stuff in their homes? I have environmental anxiety. When my home feels out of control, no matter what… Continue reading Decluttering is Necessary Evil

Adulting, Be Courageous, Change, Goals, Good Stress, Grand Adventure, Human, Life, Peace, Stand on Truth

Discipline is painful

I am not talking about the switch grandma put on your bare legs. Yeah, that hurt. Discipline to improve yourself to grow as a decent human hurts too. Making a plan, seeing it through, doing the right thing, and improving is worth all the pain it takes to get there. After the pain comes the… Continue reading Discipline is painful