Habits of Happy People

What makes people happy… I do want to start this post with a disclaimer; no one is happy every day, I don’t believe it to be possible.  I think that everyone carries their stress, anxiety, etc. differently, that we carry a range of emotions and thoughts.  Some heavier than others.  However, I am always tryingContinue reading “Habits of Happy People”

Finding the Joy during the Season

Do you ever feel like the walls are closing in or the room is getting smaller?  I feel that right now with the holidays, a baby on the way, and the ongoing stress of COVID.  The holidays can be stressful enough but throw in some additional life situations, then the room gets smaller faster.  IfContinue reading “Finding the Joy during the Season”

What to give up for Lent?

I could list about 50 things I could give-up for Lent. But will I start with what I will not give up which is coffee. My sweet child, my 11-year-old son told me I could give up coffee and wine for Lent. My response was, “do you want live to see the end of Lent?”Continue reading “What to give up for Lent?”

I Took A Day For Myself…

So, I took a day for myself this week. I have literally drained myself of all life in relation to work, deadlines, grant writing, meetings, etc. and that doesn’t include being a mom and caring for little people and a home. I take maybe 2 days a year, to do something fun, for me. LikeContinue reading “I Took A Day For Myself…”