6 Ways My Standing Desk Is Making My Life Better

My job is killing me! And making me feel like a hippopotamus. At least that's what all the recent research is showing. ...more
Just curious, how high is the surface of your standing desk? I am setting up new office space ...more

How to Learn to Love This Stage of Your Life

I feel like I'm an expert at living on a student income. My husband has been in school for the majority of our married life, and for the past four years he attended dental school. ...more
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How to Fix Your Inbox Without Just Deleting Your Email

Every year while I'm preparing for the holiday season, I subscribe to all the things. All the deal sites, all the coupon sites, all the newsletters (hoping for gift guides), all the daily deals. All of it. I want to be in the know....more
cdrdash I didn't realize you could color-code Gmail! You may have just opened up a whole new ...more

3 Ways to Celebrate the best Moments of Last Year

As we start a new year, it’s easy to get lost in all the planning, resolution-making and excitement about the year ahead of us. There are so many lessons that can be learnt from last year, and even more special memories that should be cherished. In an effort to not let the years all blur together, I like to do a few things to celebrate the previous year every January. Do you have any traditions around celebrating special moments in your life? I would love to hear them! Here are just 3 easy things you can do to celebrate the best moments of last year:...more

Winter Survival Guide

The cold weather seems to be sapping my energy and keeping my motivation for any kind of activity very low. Well, I'm not ready to give in or give up. I am determined to not only survive this winter but actually enjoy it. No more wasting my time away wishing for spring. In order to make that happen, I put together what I'm calling a Winter Survival Guide. Here's my list of tips, suggestions, good finds, etc., that will help you (and hopefully me) thrive during these chilly winter months....more

Doing the Work

Savoring life does not come labor-free.  There is some work involved, particularly on an emotional level.   Part of that work involves forgiveness.  If you do not forgive, those hurts and betrayals will color your world and impede your enjoyment of life.  I, personally, make the choice to forgive for myself. I do not have the energy or strength to carry the burden of hate....more

How to not only Survive but THRIVE one ONE Income

Life as a mom is a vicious cycle of mommy-guilt, time management accountability which turns into justification of time and much more. Stay-at-home-mom's are {sometimes} jealous of the working mom's and the working mom's are {sometimes} jealous of the stay-at-home-mom's. ...more

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6 Ways My Standing Desk Is Making My Life Better

My job is killing me! And making me feel like a hippopotamus. At least that's what all the recent research is showing. ...more
Just curious, how high is the surface of your standing desk? I am setting up new office space ...more

Introversion

I have always been an introvert.  With all the events that have gone on in my life in the last year, I am almost bordering on agoraphobia.  Other than work and trips to the grocery store, I am perfectly content to stay at home.   Savoring that time alone, I indulge in reading, crafts, and spending time online.  I have to make a conscious effort to leave the house and it is frequently difficult.  I have turned down invitations, backed out of trips, and missed time with friends....more

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