A couple of positive tidbits from my week! I've had two "small wins" that involved me noticing an opportunity for improvement, saying something, and then change actually happening. #1: At work We use EPIC for our electronic medical records, and I basically live in there all day long for my job. Without getting too detailed/… Continue reading Speaking up + small positive changes
In honor of the new month of March (aka the start of SPRING in my mind), I want to share the lyrics to a song that always feels like instant sunshine to me when I hear it. It also REALLY makes me wish I were a better salsa dancer, and that I could instantly transport… Continue reading Instant sunshine
If you see something, say something
On Sunday I sat in the bleachers right behind the player's bench at Asher's soccer game. I spent much of the game observing his coach as he interacted with the boys. This was not Asher's real coach, but rather a sub, or fill in coach. It's a long story, but the real coach for Asher's… Continue reading If you see something, say something
Every morning in my little "highlight journal", I jot down a positive quote. (In between my daily summary paragraph (top part) and my bullet journal style recap (bottom half) which tracks my workouts, meals, accomplishments, gratitude, etc.) I thought I'd share a few I've written down lately: "Don't base your decisions on the advice of… Continue reading Positive quotes
3 Things Thursday
Positive Comments! Within the past week, I received two heartfelt, positive comments that were just really lovely to hear. First, at the end of last week, I had sent my boss (on her last day) a "goodbye" message, just wishing her well and thanking her for her time with us, etc. She wrote back appreciatively,… Continue reading 3 Things Thursday
A Good List
some fresh air for one of our tiny furry friends ❤ Last night I was in the kitchen quickly browning some taco meat before swim practice, and the nightly local news came on. In the first 30 seconds, they announced the top 3 stories for the evening. They were: 1) a heart-wrenching report of a… Continue reading A Good List
The weather/happiness equation and negativity sells??
Spring + The Happiness Equation At least the flowers in my yard got the memo that it's spring, because the weather seems to have forgotten this week. My current local temp is 30 degrees, with a high of 43 today. The rest of the week looks marginally better in the low 50's (but that means… Continue reading The weather/happiness equation and negativity sells??
I feel very grateful right now that I ended up having a really great day yesterday (despite my #mondayfail start). Some good things: 🔷 I was at a transition point for work (finished one big section of something on Friday, was about to start a new one yesterday). So I decided to take an hour… Continue reading Thank goodness
Listen to yourself
So after my very tired morning yesterday, I had a very tired day. 🙂 Surprising. 🙂 But I'm actually proud of myself, because I felt very in tune to how I was feeling and what I needed. I think past versions of myself might have tried to "power through", or say, "No excuses, toughen up!!".… Continue reading Listen to yourself
I'm happy to report that my crabby mood basically dissolved into thin air after I hit publish on my post yesterday morning. So, either the time spent writing/reflecting on the happiness equation WORKED or the good mood fairy flew by and dusted me with happy dust. Either way, my day rocked. Errands and work: After… Continue reading Solved ✔