Normal is constantly becoming the new normal thanks to constant change. Best to accept it.
There are two kinds of change: the change we resist, and the change we long for. When it comes to the changes I am eager for (losing weight, finishing a quilt that's taken me months of work, re-organizing my studio), I want instant results. I want to be done yesterday. Instant changes are rare. Even... Continue Reading →
Back in November, I bought myself an activity tracker. I've been trying to get more regular exercise and I read in Better Than Before: What I Learned About Making and Breaking Habits that tracking an activity helps us to improve our performance. I bought a Garmin Vivofit 2 because it was the simplest model that had... Continue Reading →
I don't do New Year's resolutions. I like to set goals for myself and don't see the point in waiting until January 1st to get started. However, New Year's is always a reminder to pause and see how I'm doing with my many plans for myself. While I'm not up for resolutions, I started thinking... Continue Reading →
It helps to resign as controller of your fate. —Anne Lamott It happened again. I had a "Down" Day. Back in 2006, nearly all my days were Down Days. I wound up on disability because I couldn't work more than two days in a row. I was lucky if I had enough energy to... Continue Reading →