My adult life has been a series of rental properties. I move with the word “temporary” in mind. I unpack what I need, I nest just enough to make the place look and feel lived-in, then I leave it exactly how I initially set it up until I pack and move again. I may put … Continue reading Roots
I wrote a journal entry today that felt a little more like a blog post. I haven't decided yet if I want to transcribe the whole thing on the internet for the world to read, but I figured the gist of the thought is a good enough start. TEMPORARY DISTRACTED CLUTTERED These are the words … Continue reading Words.
Have you ever noticed how often you check your phone in a day? In an hour? A minute? Every time the phone lights up, and you notice, you check it. It's our nature now to make sure we never miss a conversation or update. This has a lot of benefits, yes, but for many, it causes anxiety when it happens too often or distracts from the task at hand. Here's a few tips and tricks I've found over the years to minimize that distraction. Maybe this will help someone out there today.
This year, I attempted to make SMART resolutions. In the past, I wasn't so great about it. 2019, I'm coming for you! New year, better me.
In the last 7 months, I have started a new job with more responsibility, moved in with my fiancé in a new city, started wedding planning, and tried to figure out how to make roots now that my nomadic-job-life is in the past. Every single one of those things has been stressful so far, and … Continue reading Calming the Storm: How Weaving Helped My Mental State
I was told this week that I had the most meticulously kept notebook list a coworker had ever seen - I highly doubt this is true, but it made me stop and think about the strides I've made to keep myself and my thoughts in order. I endearingly call myself scatterbrained from time to time, … Continue reading Lists on Lists on Lists: Trello and how it saves me every day
If you're reading the title of this entry and you know me at all, you are probably thinking, "This girl is crazy. She has the most excessively filled apartment I have ever seen. Is she calling herself a 'minimalist'?? Is she actually going to become a minimalist??" The answer to both of these questions is … Continue reading Becoming More Minimalist