On pressure

In thinking about enjoying a moment, I often think about how the pressure I place on myself can often rob me of the joy to be had in these moments. It's at work. On the days when I feel like I've lost my temper and failed to plan well, that I can't stop and see… Continue reading On pressure

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You Have Nothing to Prove

Nothing to Prove: Why We Can Stop Trying So Hard Jennie Allen “The constant feeling that no matter how hard I try, I cannot be enough.” You know a book has the potential to really wreck you, when you are looking at the cover already questioning the idea that is possible to NOT try so… Continue reading You Have Nothing to Prove

The Top 5 Letters in My Alphabet

My February series was a doozy for me, but I keep thinking about how much  I learned about discipline in my writing from it. I've also been reflecting on what caught people's eye the most. Here are the most popular posts of the alphabet: 5. B is for Books - 4 Reasons to Pick Up… Continue reading The Top 5 Letters in My Alphabet

T is for Thankful

On this dreary Wednesday night, there's nothing more fitting than a good old fashioned Thank You post! 10 Things I'm Thankful For Today & Everyday: Good Old Green Car has been a trusty companion for the past several years. I'm thankful it's still running and doesn't have any of that modern technology like power locks… Continue reading T is for Thankful

4 Reasons to Pick Up a Book Right Now

In the month of February, I’m challenging myself to write more (everyday), share more, and risk more. Welcome to my A to Z series based on whatever came to my mind first. Enjoy the ride!  Books attach you to memories. Some of my favorite memories include my hideaways in my beloved purple room as a not-so-angsty,… Continue reading 4 Reasons to Pick Up a Book Right Now