Yesterday concluded with a scattered collection of frustrated, unproductive,“why me-poor me” thoughts wisping through my mind, which, instead of being blown away by a good night’s sleep, have now managed to amass themselves into a gloomy cloud that is currently hovering over [click to continue…]
Inspired by NaBloPoMo writing prompt for Wednesday, November 27, 2013:
What accomplishment are you most proud of?
In the spirit of giving myself credit – one of the key strategies in The Beck Diet Solution – I want to start today’s post by acknowledging that I am really proud of myself for completing my first two weeks’ worth of tasks on the program, and for (re)starting my diet yesterday. Yay! [click to continue…]
The temperature is steadily dropping, and the colder it gets the more I crave a hot, satisfying bowl of spicy chili, preferably accompanied by a side of warm cornbread… so I thought it was only logical that today’s Meatless Monday experiment venture into warming chili territory. [click to continue…]
One of the times I find it difficult to practice gratitude is when I experience a disappointment – when things don’t go quite the way I wish they’d go. When that happens it’s all too easy to slip into a discontented “poor me” mindset, and if I’m not careful that mindset can cloud my vision [click to continue…]
Before I bought my ticket for BlogHer ’14 I did some research into the cost of flights, and quickly discovered that it would be (in my books, at least) expensive. With very little variation between airlines, it seemed as though I’d be looking at somewhere around $600 (usually more) for a [click to continue…]
It could have all gone so very, very wrong, when we decided to move some 5,000 miles away from our home to a city that seemed right for us based on internet research alone.
Before I moved to my current home, I lived in one of Victoria, British Columbia’s (slightly) less expensive bedroom communities, about a 20-minute drive outside of the city. I worked full time at an office in downtown Victoria, so my morning routine began with a 6:00 a.m. alarm, included a [click to continue…]
How much of the day are you plugged in? Do you consciously set aside offline time, or does it happen whenever it happens?
Between work, blogging, social media, online communities, and browsing [click to continue…]