• Bullet Journaling,  Exercises

    Do You Review, Pt 3: Review Your Year!

    Did you review your year? How was this last year for you? Have you sat down to look at what made 2019 a good or bad year for you? Do you need to? Generally, I do this every year. Sometimes it is in the new year and sometimes it is near my birthday. In recent years, I’ve focused on the new year. While I am avoiding resolutions, I still want a way to look over my year and help me decide on the path for the new year. My intention was that this post would be written before the end of the year. When life is at its busiest. Yeah,…

  • Exercises

    Discovering the Joy and Lessons of your Life

    I’ve recently rediscovered the need to acknowledge the joy and lessons in life. The last 30 days of my life have been interesting and incredibly busy. We welcomed our third grandson a month ago and he is the sweetest thing. His brothers are also sweet, just really big. In this time, I’ve done very little with my own stuff. I’ve worked up and have had things scheduled every weekend which makes me forget to take care of me. My goal for the next several months is to work at self care. I hope you find the things I’ve learned as amazing as I do. But first, I want to talk…

  • Exercises,  Journaling Basics,  Prompts & Exercises

    Morning Pages – What Are They and How Are They Useful?

    About five years ago, I had an epiphany. And, morning pages helped me to understand and realize that epiphany. I’d wanted to be a writer for my entire life. In fact, when I was in first grade, six-years old, my teacher told us we were going to write a book. And, I was beyond myself with excitement. Reading and books were important to me. Reading came easy for me and, by this time, I’d been reading for years so the idea to write a book was amazing. Imagine my complete and utter disappointment, when I realized that I would only be able to write a single page. And, I wouldn’t…