I posted not too long ago about not sharing the books I've read. But when a book inspires deeper self-discovery, I have often summarized the thinking it inspired. This post covers some of the thinking inspired by Jillian Horton’s memoir We Are All Perfectly Fine. I don't often read memoirs, preferring my books to be more … Continue reading Thinking Inspired by We Are All Perfectly Fine￼
This post is a set of random thoughts, none of which I’ve been able to push out into a full blog post. Perhaps it's a reflection of the jumble my brain is in as we continue executing the Big Move! I’ve realized one of my life challenges – Hubby is always expecting the worst versus … Continue reading Random Thoughts
Long held beliefs can create unrealistic expectations about life. And never more so than when you’re looking at creating a new “ideal for me” retirement lifestyle. Let’s consider ideal versus reality. We get our unrealistic ideals --- ideal beauty, ideal friendship, ideal romance, ideal family -- from unrealistic sources – sit-com plotlines, fairy tales, Hallmark … Continue reading Unrealistic Expectations?
I am not working. I am not giving back. I am not exercising every day. I am not busy. Every single one of those statements is often met with a negative response from others. What do you mean, you’re NOT. If you’re not, then you are …. lazy, a sloth, morally weak, a … Continue reading Un-knot the Nots