Monthly Archives: January 2012

Six Resolutions for the New Year.

So, my initial resolution for 2012 was to live with no goals. I am sad to say this has not really worked out for me so far. Tossing my goals and structure aside was supposed to help me live more mindfully in the moment; instead, I’ve lost all sense of priority, my boundaries have collapsed, read more »

Resting one’s heart on what is true.

“Do not try to save the whole world or do anything grandiose. Instead, create a clearing in the dense forest of your life and wait there patiently until the song that is your life falls into your own cupped hands and you recognize and greet it. Only then will you know how to give yourself read more »

Six things I wear to work.

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Sacred office space.

Right now, I’m having to spend a lot of time at the office. At my day job, we’re preparing for a big annual company meeting, and I have a lot of responsibilities regarding the meeting this year. This has meant long hours every day, lots of overtime each week, and a thrown wrench in my read more »

Six Ways to Procrastinate

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Slow roasted mystery.

Last night, I was able to engage in some much-needed playtime with some of my favorite ladies. A few of us went out to a cabin at the edge of the Smoky Mountains for a sort of mini winter retreat. We shared Manhattans and port wine, snacked on various delicious cheeses, read poetry, enjoyed a read more »

Cleaning the closet.

Well, I did it. I tackled my clothes closet — cleaning out, throwing out, and organizing things until it was a much less offensive area. This means this is the first project I’m able to move to the “Done” section of my Kanban Board (more on that soon.) I’ve been working on this project since read more »

Six Tweets of the Week

Here are six of my favorite tweets that I posted this past week: I hope everyone has a wonderful week! Tweet This Post

Book Club: Succulent Wild Woman

Last night, I invited my book club over to my house to discuss our book of the month, Succulent Wild Woman by SARK. The book was my pick this month, and I wanted to read something inspirational over the holidays. I don’t know why I am always surprised when I find people who are not read more »

The third of January.

In 1985, my little brother, Joshua, was born in the wee hours of the morning on January 3rd. He was tiny and bruised and grouchy, with a large set of lungs and a longing to be held constantly. When my brother was a baby, my mother’s father would carry him around on a pillow because read more »