Five Ways to Deal with the Meantime

What do you do when you’re in the meantime? What’s the meantime? It’s that space between becoming and being. It’s the difference between where we are and where we want to be. Here are some examples: working at a job you hate while waiting for something else being a student instead of a professional that […]

Stop Waiting for Someday to Live Your Life

Have you ever said something like: I’ll slow down after I get my degree. I’ll be happy when I get married. I will do something nice for myself when my kids are grown. When I have enough money in my retirement account, I will do what I want to do. One day I am going […]

Cultivating Beginner’s Mind

When you don’t know what to do next, try beginner’s mind. Beginner’s mind, also called shoshin, is an attitude of openness, curiosity, and freedom from preconceptions. It’s about always seeing yourself and life as a work in progress, always growing, and never allowing yourself to have it all figured out. What happens when you become […]

How Do You Escape?

How do you escape? Do you know? It may not be anything you spend a lot of time thinking about, but it’s a really important thing to know about yourself! Why? Because many people don’t know what they are doing when they are doing it. When your mode of escape is conscious, it can be […]

Self Care is Mandatory

It’s funny how often I hear people say that they gave up sleep because they had to study, do laundry, or tile the bathroom floor. Or maybe they ate fast food because they didn’t have time to cook. Or maybe they didn’t exercise because they were watching tv. Hey! Self care is mandatory! Many other […]

It’s Not About You Unless You Say It Is

When someone cuts in front of you when you’re driving, is that about you? If someone sees you walking towards them with an arm full of groceries and doesn’t hold the door open for you, do you get offended? If it’s sunny all week then rains on your day off, is the world against you? No […]

How You Do Anything is How You Do Everything

When you are in need of a solution and don’t know what to do, remember that how you do anything is how you do everything. This can do one of two things for you. It can either help you figure out what got you stuck, or it can help you get unstuck. How? Well, we […]

Just Say No

You know what? Most people don’t like hearing no, but “no” is a great gift. Think about it. There are a lot of people who can’t say no. They do things they don’t want to do. Some agree with things that they don’t sincerely support. They can feel burned out and taken advantage of because they […]

You Know You Need to Downsize Your Life When…

Does it seem like you never have enough time? Do you feel like you hustle all the way to the weekend and don’t get to relax even then? Are you in desperate need of a break? Is it time for a change? You Know You Need to Downsize Your Life When… the resources needed to […]

How to Completely Change the Way You Look at Struggles

Life gives us many stories that teach us – if we pay attention. Here is one that can completely change the way you look at struggles. When I was new to farming, we wanted to grow our own turkey for Thanksgiving. So we incubating some turkey eggs. After a long wait, everyone was so excited […]