June Reset and July Joy

We often talk about “needing a reset button.”  I am in agreement that we all, at certain points of the day, week, year, and lives need time to reset.  It may be a moment, such as when we listen to that favorite song during our lunch break on a difficult Tuesday.  It may extend throughContinue reading “June Reset and July Joy”

The Four-Month Word

I will be the first to say that a four-month word was not in my plan.  My plan, of course, was a beautiful collection of twelve different words by the end of the year, each representing some virtue or practice I worked to incorporate within my life throughout the year.  Rarely, however, does life proceedContinue reading “The Four-Month Word”

Challenging Negative Self-Talk

Author’s note: This is Part 2 in a pair of posts.  I encourage reading Part 1 (My Friend Q) if you haven’t yet seen it! We live our lives largely unaware of the constant internal monologue we hold with ourselves, and for most the voice inside our head speaks with both positivity and negativity, buildingContinue reading “Challenging Negative Self-Talk”

My Friend Q

I have a friend.  She’s a lifelong friend—for the sake of this post, let’s call her Q.  Q and I grew up together, and went to school together; we played as children together, and as adults we now work together.  We’ve been roommates, living together, and to make a long story short, we are asContinue reading “My Friend Q”