I’ve posted a lot about the importance of setting a routine and planning ahead, but I have failed to follow my own advice in a “do as I say not as I do” kind of way. It wasn’t intentional. I went into this semester with a positive attitude determined to use all the tools to … Continue reading Chaos is My Constant
Since I moved in August my commute from school has more than doubled. I have two night classes this year that don't end until 9:45 PM. Throughout the day I would obsess about how late I would be getting home, how little time to myself I'd have, and how little I'd sleep. Each time it … Continue reading Perspective is Key
AHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! This topic brings up a lot of anxiety for me. For a long time I highly doubted that I would make it through my twenties so financial planning was never a real concern. Now I'm approaching the end of my twenties and apprehensive of a future where I'm fifty or sixty and struggling because … Continue reading Financial Planning: Oh $#&@!
I'm not sure where I originally read it, but curiosity led me to an article at Business Insider written by Drake Baer which linked back to Brené Brown's exceptional Ted Talk on Vulnerability. If you can spare twenty minutes, I highly recommend spending it listening to this Ted Talk. Brown introduces this amazing phrase that will make … Continue reading The Story I’m Making Up Is…..
This won’t be a post telling you how to not want what others have. You always will. Instead this post muses on being worried that you might be left out or replaced. It's being stuck between happiness for others and fear about where you stand. This time of year it's a feeling I feel quite … Continue reading Jealousy…
When I think about routines I'm immediately brought back to The Shining and the phrase Jack writes over and over: ALL WORK AND NO PLAY MAKES JACK A DULL BOY. It is in my nature is to agree. I tend to be drawn to colorful chaos. So much so that earlier this year I wrote this: … Continue reading On Routine…
Recently I have failed to pencil in time to recharge my batteries and I am feeling it. I have been so excited to see everyone and do all the things that I have always wanted to do, but I forget that I need time to myself in order to keep that power house running. This … Continue reading You Can’t Pour From An Empty Cup