At any given time I’m readying one to three books. My favorite books are the ones that challenge the way I think and see the world. I also enjoy those that help me become more productive. One of the books that I am reading right now is Essentialism by Greg McKeown. The basic premise of… Continue reading Treasuring Today
How my family uses essential oils to boost our immune system during the colder months.
It’s morning. I’m up very early, as with a lot of my days, so I can have some time to myself before the guys get up. I’m already feeling down and discouraged. I can’t have this. I have a life to enjoy, a Savior to serve, a husband to love, and a son to raise.… Continue reading Turning My Day Around (at 5am)
One thing that is important to me is to live differently — differently than the old me, differently than how unhealthy family patterns dictate. Today I’m continuing to live differently by purposefully adding fun into my day and my time with our 17-month-old son. Today we had an impromptu picnic on the back porch. … Continue reading Purposeful Fun
If you have been struggling with the same emotional issues for a long time, even years, I would like to give you hope: you can change! I’ve spent the majority of my life struggling with emotional and mental issues. After college I began getting professional help and seeking out other avenues to help myself change. … Continue reading You Can Change
How do you begin your days? Do you wake up attending to the needs of your family? Do you barely have time to shower and grab breakfast before you are off to work? Do you dive into your to-do list? Recently I changed up my mornings. Formerly, I would begin my mornings with a wake… Continue reading Starting My Days With Essential Oils (My Routine)
I love this quote by Rory Vaden: “Successful people are focused on getting results, not completing tasks.” Right before I began writing this blog post, I wrote this quote on my dry-erase board at my desk. Very easily I get focused on checking things off of my to-do list rather than actually accomplishing something important… Continue reading Accomplishing What Matters