As I flip the calendar to August, I find I’m desperate to hold onto this last month of summer before the rush of fall (and eventually the holidays) overtakes me. It’s been a season of transition for my family and me and we want to be present in our todays, living them slowly and intentionally. With that has come a purposeful decision to spend less time in front of a screen, and more time in relationship and outdoors. Here are a dozen ways I’m going to slow down and savor this last month of my summer. I hope these ideas inspire you too!Read More
Without healthy boundaries, a sense of worth based on the right things, and regular self-care, burnout can happen to anyone, whether you're a stay-at-home-mom, a single executive or anything in between. The good news is you can do something to avoid it.Read More
When someone asks you how you’re doing, do you ever answer, “Busy”? I know I used to answer that way all the time. This type of “busy” that I was experiencing was not a life-giving busy though. This kind of busy constantly left me feeling exhausted and like I was drowning.
If that’s the kind of busy that you’re feeling too, then I’ve got good news: there is a way out.Read More
Whatever the demands on your time are, it’s important to carve out some space for you to be refreshed and refueled at least once a week. Each of us has the capacity and even the need for creativity, but how do you make time to fit it in? If you are pressed for time, here are 10 simple outlets for your creative self.Read More