Thankful For…

Thanksgiving Kindergarten costumes and poems on what they are thankful for. Family names at place settings in little kid handwriting. Sitting in a warm home, cuddling with my 5 year old son, watching Mickey Mouse Christmas shows. Laughing and having beers with my husband at home. Mom’s and Dad’s who say to “do what makes … Continue reading Thankful For…

Airport Musings

As I sit in Terminal 5 at JFK, delays abound and the Caribbean steel drum plays. What thoughts run through your mind after 4 hours in an airport? 1. Just relax. It’s Friday night and I should be hard at work getting things done, a model citizen of productivity, but nah - just ain’t happening. It’s … Continue reading Airport Musings

Book binging

The book binge continues.  High calories for the mind!  In the past month I've read three more self-development books. "The One Thing: Surprisingly Simple Truths behind Extraordinary Performance" opened my mind to the importance of blocking time.  This seems so simple, yet something that I really do not do well.  Perhaps it's that fatal desire … Continue reading Book binging

The Slight Edge

There must be thousand of people that, like me, are on a journey of self-discovery and improvement. To help me on my quest for enlightenment (or some sort of very basic self-realization), I've been reading.  Every single day, I spend some time reading books and articles to help me uncover ways to live a fuller … Continue reading The Slight Edge

Investing Time

Is anyone else addicted to planning trips? I love researching a city, reading about the places to go. The anticipation of seeing new places is almost as much fun as the actual trip itself. Sharing that experience creates a memory that ties you together. You'll share that thrill - the moment -  when you land. … Continue reading Investing Time

Grateful for where I’m at and excited for where I’m going

I absolutely love my new favorite quote. Although I'm not sure who first said it, I'm  taking it as my own. It's my mantra and part of my daily affirmation. I found a picture on Pinterest with the quote. Imagine a long rope bridge, strung over a deep ravine, with the silhouette of a person. … Continue reading Grateful for where I’m at and excited for where I’m going

“Strive for progress, not perfection.”

What a beautiful idea! This summer I'm on a journey to get a little bit better, every single day.  I finally read The Miracle Morning on recommendation from a friend.  The book tells the story of how very simple changes in your day to day routine can result in big changes in your life. I … Continue reading “Strive for progress, not perfection.”