Misc., Wisdom

Wisdom Wednesday

My brain is kind of fried right now, not going to lie. I was up super late last night dealing with some fairly last minute gift purchasing (?- kind of…there’s a week left, but I just really want/need to be done with all gift buying for all people now!). I am feeling some serious “gift buying fatigue” this year for…

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Wednesdays, Wisdom

Wisdom Wednesday- #modestyfail :)

Well, what did I say? Election day came and went, and what do you know…..HERE COMES THE SUN AGAIN! 😉 The world is indeed still turning!! Granted, we don’t have a result yet. But, I’ll go out on a limb here and predict an identical view from my sunroom window tomorrow at 5:55 a.m. And the next day. And the…

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Gratitude, Wisdom

Happiness and moments that make you go “ahhh”

A long time ago, my husband said something along the lines of, “I think happiness is a myth. No one is really happy “all the time.” So much of life is unpleasant. I think happiness is really just brief moments sprinkled in among all the rest.” This was years ago now, and I don’t even remember why we were talking…

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Books, Deep thoughts, Wisdom

A fascinating experiment in mindfulness

  I’m almost finished reading Solve for Happy, and it’s one of those books I’m sad to be coming to the end of. I really love it. One big recurring theme throughout it is the concept of mindfulness. The author talks about how we so often spend a majority of our lives “living in our thoughts” in the past, the future…

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Gratitude, Kids, Random, Things I Love, Wisdom

Good Things Thursday

 The week has been chugging along pretty quickly over here. It’s been a good week, I’d say. I have felt quite productive and generally very focused at work, despite having a lot of random balls in the air at home this week too. I have taken my social media time down to <30 minutes a day and also recently took…

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