Hey friends! It’s the end of the first week of January. How’s your calendar looking? If you’re like me, you are probably juggling a million different commitments, to-dos and trying to squeeze in some ‘me time’ all while responding to emails that piled up over the holidays. Does it always seem time is moving too quickly and you are always running right behind it screaming, “wait for me! Wait for me!” In my teens and 20s, I was constantly chasing time, and I was almost always late. A lot of factors played into that, but it was something I knew […]
Hey Friends! It’s almost 2018, which means I’ve had my planner for several weeks and I’ve been waiting to fill in my appointments, important dates and plans (my husband calls this act, where I spread out all my planner materials, my “pageantry”). Yes, I’m someone who still likes a paper planner. I like having a book to stick notes in. I like writing and doodling, and I love organizing my planner. About two years ago, I embarked on what seemed to be a never-ending journey to find the perfect planner. I joined Facebook Groups, solicited opinions and even printed my […]
It’s that time of year – the holidays are quickly coming to an end. I should be fully focused on the merriment of time with friends and family, and I should be relaxing and enjoying my time off from work. But, I’m an incredibly driven, goal-seeking person. So, here I am reviewing my 2017 resolutions (which, in my opinion is just a fancy word for goals). And, I’ve spent a disproportionate amount time celebrating my wins vs. beating myself up over the goals I didn’t hit <- Why do we do that to ourselves? Here’s the thing: just about any […]
You see, in that particular moment, I wasn’t sad for a lack of hobbies, I was feeling uninspired because I had convinced myself that the things I love – writing, decorating, and even planning – were necessities, not passions.