Entries by Anne

How To Make Compassion Your Best Friend

How many times do you think about something that has happened in the past and believe that it defines who you are?   It could have been something you said, something you did (it sounded good at the time) or maybe it was something that you didn’t say or do but wish you did. It’s so […]

Change Your Story, Change Your Life

Who loves to read a good story?  The kind that lets you escape into someone else’s world even if just for a little bit. For the parents out there, what about sharing favorite stories with your kids? Books have always been a very important part of life for our family.  I fondly remember having “book […]

How Having More Fun Can Change Your Life

When was the last time that you had so much fun that you lost track of time?  Could it be that you are unable to think of a time like that?  If that’s the case, you are not alone.  In our culture, it is very commonplace to focus more on getting things done and getting […]

Self-care Is Not Just For Other People

Do you ever forget to take care of yourself?  I know that you are busy and finding time for yourself can be hard.  But if you don’t, it won’t be long before you are operating from a place of exhaustion and just going through the motions.  According to a study at North Carolina State University, […]

Making Space By Clearing The Clutter

As I write this blog post, I am sitting on a park bench in a beautiful green space waiting for my son to complete his first in car driving lesson.   With the post being about clearing the clutter, it makes me smile thinking about how that is the last thing on my mind right now.   […]

Creating A Morning Ritual

What comes to mind when you hear the words “morning ritual?” Just hearing the words may bring up feelings from “What’s that?” to “I wouldn’t start my day without it” and many things in between. Many of you may be thinking that it’s a great idea but “I just don’t have the time to add […]

Welcome To My First Blog Post!

When the idea of writing a blog post came up, it intrigued me and intimidated me at the same time.  After all, I had never considered myself to be a writer but have admired others who have written blog posts.  When making a decision about how to move forward, I thought of one of my […]