A series of stressful events has recently created an opportunity for growth. I've been trying to adjust my perspective rather than succumb to negativity. I know there's such a thing as toxic positivity, which I am also trying to avoid. When life gives you lemons, make lemonade... and all that. In a year of widespread… Continue reading When Life Gives You Lemons…
While Meghan gave us the tea, we also heard more about the infamous toast. During Oprah's interview, she read snippets to Meghan from BuzzFeed's article: Here Are 20 Headlines Compcaring Meghan Markle and Kate Middleton That May Show Why She and Prince Harry Left Royal Life. Contrast "Kate's morning sickness cure? Prince William gifted with… Continue reading That was one loaded piece of toast
It wasn't exactly a conscious decision to disengage from Facebook. There was a slow build up of disatisfaction as 2020 progressed. I became more and more disillusioned as my social network began to implode. Friends, former classmates, colleagues, and family members- all known to me but strangers to each other- began bickering on my posts.… Continue reading My Social Experiment: Letting Go of Facebook
Since the pandemic began I've noticed an upsurge in baking. Friends of mine who have never enjoyed time spent in the kitchen are now posting photos of their perfect sourdough bread on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. Although I created my own sourdough starter last Christmas, I've failed to use it. It takes such a long… Continue reading Who Knew that Baking is Therapeutic?
According to the Celtic calendar, Imbolc- the first day of spring- occurred yesterday. I'm not feeling it. While it's true that the days are noticeably getting longer, outside it is still cold, wet and gloomy. The wind irritates me most of all. I won't consider it to be spring until the end of March when… Continue reading Overcoming the Winter Blues
Today we're going to time travel. This post is a 2-in-1 so please stay with me... Are you good at letting go or do you find it difficult? I'm a goal focused person and take pleasure in achieving whatever I've set out to accomplish. Last January I set my Goodreads Reading Challenge at 25 books,… Continue reading A Lifetime of Letting Go