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 Courageous, Be Radical, Grand Adventure, Honest, Human, Life, Thoughts, Trust, Truth

Sometimes You Rest

Even if you have a full calendar, sometimes you have to rest. It may mean you can’t get to that appointment. You may have to say no to doing that favor. You may have to disappoint someone. Sometimes you have to put yourself first. The world won’t end if you just let it all go… Continue reading Sometimes You Rest

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, 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

Adulting, Be Courageous, Change, Family, Focused Simplicity, Good Stress, Grand Adventure, Honest, Human, Life

Stress is Weird

Ever seen a funeral where people start laughing? Ever seen a person colapse with tears? Ever seen someone so frustrated that they growl? Stress is a weird thing. It demands attention. If you ignore it you will get sick or have a mental breakdown. Stress shows up when life is going well and when it… Continue reading Stress is Weird

Adulting, Change, Family, Goals, Grand Adventure, Home, Human, The O'Gara Clan

A Full House

My house is a shambled mess right now. We just moved and are unpacking. I was grumbling about all we have to do and my momma said… “A full house means you have a life”. That is one of the best things my momma every said to me. She is right! It’s a fantastic sight.… Continue reading A Full House

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Endings are Beginnings

We have reached the end of a story. It’s the end of one tale and the start of the next. It’s easy to be happy about beginnings. Endings can go either way. They can be happy or sad. It depends on your story. Your story has starts, stops and transitions. It will end for good… Continue reading Endings are Beginnings

Adulting, Be Courageous, Be Radical, Change, Grand Adventure, Human, Life, Truth

Perspective

Life is all about perspective. Things can be in the preverbal toilet and yet if you can find a happy reason to climb out, there you go. Perspective. I am alive. What's the alternative? Death. The opposite of alive is dead. See? It is all a matter of perspective. Got it?