Adulting, Aging, Change, Family, Honest, Human, Life, Thoughts

Memory is a Strange Friend

I am struggling to remember simple things like conversations with my husband from this morning but ask me what I wore to the 8th grade prom I’ll describe it too you down to the pink asymmetrical hemline. Why is memory so weird? I’m worried that like many of my relatives I will develop dementia. Every… Continue reading Memory is a Strange Friend

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

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, 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

Be Courageous, Human, Hurt, Life, Question Everything, Thoughts

Home

Home is a place. Home is a feeling of belonging to a family. Home is that safe peace when held in the arms of the one who loves you most. For some humans the thought of home is terrifying. If there is no love where they are told is home, it can be deviation and… Continue reading Home

Adulting, Florida, Hello Monday, Honest, Life, Thoughts, Wait

Rain Again

Where I live it is the rainy season. Every day mid afternoon it rains. I usually enjoy rain, however these days I am tired of rain. I am ready for it to stop. I know rain is important. Without it humans would die. Do we have to have all the rain in one month? Ugh!… Continue reading Rain Again

Adulting, Change, Faith, Grand Adventure, Thoughts, Trust, Truth

Out of Control

The older I get the more I come to realize so much of life is beyond my control. What is in my control are my emotions, my reactions, and my choices. That’s all I got. The rest I leave to divine intervention.

Adulting, Be Courageous, Goals, Grand Adventure, Honest, Human, Life, Question Everything, Thoughts, Truth

Because you Can

Humans are not always good at decision making. We often make decisions based on emotional response. We often decide to do things just because we can do it. We don’t consider that maybe we would be better off if we did not do it. Just because you can do a thing doesn’t mean you should.… Continue reading Because you Can

Adulting, Be Radical, Books, Dreams, Grand Adventure, Human, Thoughts, Words

Do you read?

Do you read? Books are all the things you’re thinking of right now. Books are movies in your mind’s eye while you are reading. They are tickets to far away lands, windows into other humans’ lives and vessels to worlds unknown. Books are a way to connect with other people who share the same interests… Continue reading Do you read?