Last year, when the pandemic gave us all pause, I decided to focus on my health and challenged myself with different, easy 30 day challenges to add different types of low impact exercise, better nutrition, more hydration.My aim was to have a healthier routine and a better exercise schedule. Was it worth it? Yes, ofContinue reading “Are 30 day challenges worth it in the long term?”
Monthly Archives: September 2021
Getting focused: 8 useful strategies to consider
Getting focused is half the battle when it comes to getting things done. It is important to start with the use of targeted tools to get into a productive mindset. A paper planner or digital app for planning is an excellent starting point for scheduling and honing in on priorities. If your planner is sittingContinue reading “Getting focused: 8 useful strategies to consider”
Word of the week: “clarity”
Having clarity can bring peace and calm to an otherwise distracted day.
3 weekly journaling prompts – this week’s theme: relationships
This week’s journaling theme is relationships.
Today’s motivational nudge: Do what you don’t want to do (but need to do!)
I find that the most uncomfortable thing to do is the thing that so many of us avoid doing the most.
Accepting the imperfect – should we aim for doing better instead of aiming for perfect?
I feel that there’s a clear mismatch between the cliched advice that either urges us to “aim for perfect” or “just do your best”…
Making people and connection a priority
If anything, the pandemic has given us a strong reminder that people matter and that our time is precious.
3 weekly journaling prompts – this week’s theme: clear goal setting
I find myself sitting down in January to figure out my goals or resolutions for the year with so much anticipation for the year ahead.
6 strategies for being more purposeful and less distracted
It would be fascinating to go back in time and re-visit the idea of a slower, more peaceful existence.
Minimalism – why do we over accumulate things to begin with?
I’ve been thinking a lot about the reasons why we over accumulate things at times – or more specifically, why I’ve accumulated more things than I’d like to have at different times!
I think collecting things can be a form of self care.