An ode to letting go

A hand with the words "let something go today" on it

As as overthinker my brain seems to be hardwired to latch onto things. Maybe it’s a routine that no longer has a use, a harsh comment someone made to me years ago, my perceived failings, a possible future event I want to ensure I’m prepared for, or a hobby that no longer feels fulfilling. If …

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Figure out your to do list style

Notebook with the words To Do written across the top, a black sharpie marker is on top of the notebook, and a green coffee cup and plant are next to the notebook

I’ve spent a lot of time trying to find a to do list that works for me and I can stick with and I’m sure that many others can relate to the intimidating, overwhelming, or stressful process it is to start routinely creating and using a to do list. What I found was that I …

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Life is mundane and that’s OK

Close up photo of plate being washed in a sink

I often find myself focusing on events that are our of the norm such as going on a trip, seeing a movie, or trying a new board game. Social media shows me all the exciting things that others are experiencing which convinces my brain that those are what make life important. But there is so …

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What worry can teach us

Woman's face somberly looking down with hand on face covering eyes and nose

All of us worry, but not all of us worry the same. For some it can be as constant as breathing or existing and for others it arises occasionally from certain stimuli or situations. Whatever role it plays in your life, there is a lot that worry can teach us. The reason for our worry …

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