I did a thing this weekend. … Literally one thing. All. Weekend. I sat my sweatpants-and-fluffy-socks self down in the living room (surrounded by cats), and barely moved all weekend — Writing. Editing and filling gaps in eight chapters of … Continue reading Sometimes that One (cat-approved) Thing is enough
No, this isn’t a Monty Python reference. It’s actually something Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. said: “Be a bush if you can’t be a tree. If you can’t be a highway, just be a trail. If you can’t be a … Continue reading Be the best darn shrubbery you can be
“Always remember, your focus determines your reality.” — Qui-Gon Jinn, Jedi Master (<<<Star Wars reference) The words you repeat to yourself become your mantra. Right? If you say something enough times, eventually it becomes truth. “I love Mondays.”“I’m a morning … Continue reading 3+ME: Watch what you tell yourself
I love when the internet offers up a good idea for a change. I follow Ashlyn Carter on Instagram — a copywriter who offers lots of good tips on how to find your voice, etc etc etc. Last week, I … Continue reading Choosing a word of the year
Legos. Health. Books. Politics. Religion. Finances. Video games. Famous artists. Climate change. Personal growth. How to close a pool for winter. A list of Just Some Of The Things I Do Not Know Enough About To Carry On An Intelligent … Continue reading 3+ME: What you didn’t learn last year
If you love a thing, do it. Don’t let anyone tell you not to. (Including yourself.) Don’t talk yourself out of doing something just because someone else might not approve. Do it for you.☝️ Not because it’s what other people … Continue reading Do it for you
If you’ve ever set a goal for yourself, and it didn’t terrify you, it probably wasn’t a big enough goal. If it was something you felt completely confident you’d achieve, it probably wasn’t a big enough goal. If it was … Continue reading Are your goals intimidating enough?
I swear I’ve been trying to get myself on a “schedule” since I was an apartment-dwelling single girl with one cat. (I am now a house-dwelling married stepmom-of-two, and the cat count is up to five.) A lot has changed … Continue reading 3+ME: Never enough thyme
Some people struggle with overconfidence, with overselling themselves, with thinking they’re God’s gift to the world. Not me. I think a lot of us tend to … Continue reading Reminder: You actually don’t suck.
Most goals (like a second-grade research project) aren’t actually hard; they just take time Here at The Herald News, we have a scary elevator. From what I understand, it’s the second oldest in Massachusetts, and it took me a while … Continue reading 3+ME: Goals? Take the stairs