Month: January 2020

Rule Breakers Give Me Anxiety

Rule Breakers Give Me Anxiety

January 25, 2020 Add to the list, watching people mess up when they are performing in front of an audience. Anything where someone is on display and they might make an error in judgment makes my stomach go up in knots. The way our basketball…

How Car Rides Strengthen Relationships

How Car Rides Strengthen Relationships

January 23, 2020 Sometimes it’s good to be the chauffeur. In fact most times, I really like being the driver. There are days when I’d rather be home, giving the driving responsibilities to my husband but for the most part I like taking my kids…

When Is It The Right Time To Listen To Your Gut?

When Is It The Right Time To Listen To Your Gut?

January 22, 2020

It might be that time in your life when you are ready for a change. The one piece of advice I hear a lot is to keep your eyes peeled open for opportunities awaiting you.

The better question is how do you know what you are supposed to be looking for if you can’t predict the future?  You don’t know, but what you can do is be aware of how quickly you make decisions.

Snap decisions can be adequate in some situations but for those major life decisions, taking a moment to think it through before answering a proposition serves you well.

Ask yourself this: Is this a stepping stone going to serve me or am I saying yes as to not offend another person?

In the end, after all is said and done, the best indicator is that little nudge you feel in your gut.

Are they good butterflies of excitement or are those flutters eliciting signs of anxiety?

Learn to listen to the signs your body is giving you and be prepare to answer accordingly. And let me tell you, if you make the wrong one, your body will tell you so.

Should I listen to the voices in my head (and stomach)?

Why Is Using Reusable Bags So Hard?

Why Is Using Reusable Bags So Hard?

January 21, 2020 It’s not the actual using of the bags that proves to be difficult, it’s remembering to be the dang things in the store. Having a big family means having several different grocery stores to shop at throughout the week. Every couple weeks,…

Let The Kid In You Win Out Sometimes

Let The Kid In You Win Out Sometimes

January 20, 2020 As the parent, there are sometimes in life when you have to be the fun killer. Like when the kids are playing really well, but it’s time to leave, forcing them to stop their game. It’s times like this when I, as…