Humans are funny. We tend to focus on what hasn’t happened, what didn’t meet our expectations, and other disappointments rather than noticing all that we’ve received. When I was younger I can remember many occasions in which I would become upset and totally focus on what didn’t work for me, rather than finding the good
“Productivity is never an accident. It is always the result of a commitment to excellence, intelligent planning, and focused effort.” ~ Paul J. Meyer When I worked a 9-5 job I noticed that my mind was clearest in the early part of the day. By the afternoon I would begin to feel my energy fade.
In the early years of my business, when I was first making hats, reconstructed sweaters, scarves and more, I would work crazy long hours. I might crochet for 12 hours a day, or sew for 8 hours at a stretch. The next day I’d be broken down—sore shoulders, pain in my hands, basically unable to
What are your mornings like? Are they calm or chaos? Do you wake up excited to start your day, or do you wake up feeling overwhelmed? I know I used to. How you begin your day really sets the tone for your day. If you start your day in a rush you’ll spend all day
Smoothies in the morning are my fave thing these days. Here are a couple of my current favorite smoothie recipes: * I don’t measure anything, who needs perfection? Fruit Smoothie: A handful of frozen mangos (Trader Joe’s frozen section) 2 spoonfuls of greek yogurt (full fat keeps you full longer, also from Trader Joe’s) One
The fantasy of working for yourself is much different than the reality. When most people start a business it looks something like that of someone who’s newly in love. You believe that anything is possible and see all that you can gain from it or give to it and then (bum, bum, bum) you realize
Here’s a link to some craft tutorials that I posted some time ago to DIY Lounge. Here is a link to a 31 day creativity challenge I did.
(Repost from my former blog DIY Lounge) Update: Jocelyn and I are working on many new skirt colors with stylish embellishments that are comfy and totally now! Photo shoot and new blog post coming soon! Maybe you’ve heard me talking about the line of skirts that I started with my friend Jocelyn or maybe you
So we’ve been doing Uncamp for about a week now. For anyone who didn’t read my first post about Uncamp here’s the link. Basically, Uncamp is my answer to my son not wanting to attend summer camps anymore and my desire to keep him from playing computer games and actually facilitate additional learning, growing and