The moral of the story. Sometimes we plan for boring old apple juice and we could be missing out on a Wild Cherry Slurpee! And a lollipop!
Photo by @pluetoe As a planner/overthinker who suffers from anxiety, I tend to cringe at the phrase "don't worry." After all, there is lots to worry about. But recently I realized life is one gigantic, individualized obstacle course, like Ultimate Beastmaster or American Ninja Warrior but with so many more of those swinging weight bags.... Continue Reading →
Found this quote and thought it seemed like a great reminder for a Monday morning. The only thing I would add is learn when to rest and when to push yourself. Advice to my younger self: 1 Start where you are with what you have 2 Try not to hurt other people 3 Take more... Continue Reading →
What's wrong with being confident? Not a damn thing! Have confidence in yourself even when no one else does. Have faith in your ability when others are questioning them. Be consisent. Be tough. Follow through. Believe in yourself! Have faith in your abilities! Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot... Continue Reading →
This (rebranded) (semi)repost is very timely for my family. Monster is done with the daycare he's attended for the last three years and he's starting camp this summer and school in the fall. Sunday night, it finally hit him. And the fears and tears came right before bed. He wasn't going back daycare. He didn't... Continue Reading →
"Mirror, mirror on the wall, who's the most awesome of the all?" "You, of course." Positive self-talk is so crucial to self-love. If no one else tells you you are awesome, look in the mirror and tell yourself. Your worth is not determined by your degrees, your martial status, your socio-economic status, or your body... Continue Reading →