Adulting, Be Courageous, Be Radical, Good Manners, Human, Kindness, Relationships, Truth

Worry is Heavy

Worry is a heavy load. It weighs you down causing clear thought and action difficult. The thing about worrying is it comes on a small bit at a time. Before too long it is so heavy you can only lay in your bed and cry. If you see someone weighed down with worry, do what… Continue reading Worry is Heavy

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, 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, Etiquette, Good Manners, Human, Life, Respect

Be Responsible for Your Own Stuff

If it is your mess, clean it up. If it is your problem, fix it. If the things on the floor are yours, clean it up. Do not expect other humans to clean up after you, fix your mistakes, or take care of your stuff. That's all you baby.

Be Courageous, Be Radical, Change, Home, Human, Land of The Brave, Respect, Stand on Truth

Is Patriotism Dead

It seems to me that people do not respect the fact that no matter who the president is or what color your state is we Americans are blessed to be in the greatest country on the planet. People come here because it’s better than where they left. Spend five minutes with a person seeking American… Continue reading Is Patriotism Dead

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, 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