There was an era of my mother/wife life that was the hardest for me. We had our first two kids 16 months apart and the second, my daughter, needed a lot. She napped for 20 minutes intervals, on my chest. She cried from 4pm on til about 11pm. I was a wreck, I became a […]
Sometimes my coaching clients ask for help with minimalism. This is a road I know well and I could talk about it all day. One hot topic is PILES OF CLUTTER. DECLUTTERING WON’T FIX IT FOR GOOD, BUT IT WILL MAKE IT EASIER We might think that decluttering will eliminate all the clutter from our […]
This month I want to talk to you all about CHANGE – and how you can use it to make your life better. It is important to talk about change because, like every cheesy card for someone’s 50th birthday, we are reminded of the fact that CHANGE IS INEVITABLE. And there are a few types […]
(this is Step three of Showing Up For Your Life, see the whole series here) When you realize your life isn’t what you want it to be you find yourself in a place where you are ready to take responsibility for it, or you will keep looking for ways to avoid the responsibility. After feeling […]
AKA: Why setting goals isn’t enough As I have been on this ‘purposeful living’ journey for the past five years I have dug a lot into PRODUCTIVITY. I have worked on changing habits, setting goals, making new habits, taking action. In general, getting ISH DONE! Why productivity is important in motherhood Many of us […]
The Show Up For Your Life Series STEP TWO: Listen closer So, step one is to pay attention and this means looking at WHAT is happening in our lives. What habits do we have in our thoughts, emotions and actions? It also means paying attention to the outcomes of these habits we have. It means […]
(This is Step One in Showing Up For Your Life, see the whole series here) When you hear this term ‘pay attention’ You might think it means paying attention to the goodness and the wonderful things. That is important and worthwhile because the grass that grows is the grass we water. But we also […]
While I was decluttering my home I was brought face to face with the reality that I needed to declutter my heart as well. Not only had I handled my home without much thought, but I had also been doing everything on autopilot, by default. Same Habits, gut reactions, just getting through the day. I […]
This site has been the diary of my journey to simplify my life and live it ON PURPOSE. I’ve shared my insights, my fails, my successes, my recommendations and all my tips to help you on your own journey too. BUT, I can’t talk about living my life on purpose without talking about the Enneagram. […]
Alternate Title: Let’s have a real talk about what’s in YOUR heart SUCCESS. We all want it, but we rarely put any personal clarification behind what it ought to mean to us. We want success because success means we did things ‘right’. Success implies that we are in a great state of life. Therefore, we […]
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