I am the bearer of guilt. Not just growing up guilt that we are all given as children, but the guilt I gave to myself. I don’t believe that self-guilt is primarily a woman’s affliction. Women are the loudest about their burdens. We like to talk about them, regret things, and ponder them out loud for discussion. While men tend to clam up and silently carry around their guilt. However,… Read More »5 Things You Should Forgive Yourself For, but probaly wont.
(This post includes affiliate links. Should you click an affiliate link and make a purchase I may make a small commission at no extra cost to you.) Spring is here, Earth Day right around the corner. We are back in Maryland this spring, building our dream house. I ache to get in the garden, to start creating something new and to watch it blossom into something beautiful. Winter is difficult… Read More »The Arrival of the Red Cardinal
(This post includes affiliate links. Should you click an affiliate link and make a purchase I may make a small commission at no extra cost to you.) Dear 60-Year-Old Me, I want to take a moment to talk to you about how amazing you must be for all that you have come through. I find it hard to think about who you must be, where in the world you have… Read More »Dear 60 Year Old Me,
In our last post, we talked about ways to live a happier life, one of those things we suggested was to look at the relationships in your life and nurture them. But what about the ones that make you UN-happy? Now we want to share 5 types of people that you need to get rid of on your mission to joy. We love Marie Kondo. She's freaking everywhere and… Read More »5 People To Purge With The KonMari Method
Today has been an interesting day. Not one that I expected, and for various reasons I am glad. I want to tell you a story, about my day. I've been ill. Maybe it's the Lyme, maybe it's the weather or getting older, I don't know. But I've felt awful for the last week or so. More than that, I've been preoccupied with how I feel. I feel old, my… Read More »A Rare Opportunity – Lessons From Our Ancestors