This particular post is a little bitter sweet for me to write. Nearly 3 years ago, I signed on my tiny trailer - my tiny home that had been 2 years in the planning. Four months later? I met my husband the weekend my apartment lease was up and my new home was ready for … Continue reading When Tiny Isn’t Enough – What I’ve Learned the Last 3 Years About Living Tiny
So, I'm learning. Learning to choose joy in the hurt, choose love in the anxiety, and choose gratitude even in the hard times. Because, life looks better when we choose these instead.
I know, if you're in the business world, you are all about gaining those customers. But, I'm here to share some tips as a customer from some experiences I recently had. Let me give you some background: my husband & I live tiny. We live in less than 200 square feet in the trailer I bought … Continue reading How to Lose Potential Customers – 5 Easy Steps
As you may know, I recently got married (just about 6 weeks ago). And, my husband has been out of town on for business for just over 24 hours, and he won't be home until late tomorrow night... Good news: I miss him like crazy already! Bad news: I miss him like crazy. Since he's … Continue reading Missing My Husband After Only a Day – So, Launching My New Mini E-book!
Today, I'm talking extra...extra cash...flexible cash...be among the people or work while the kiddos sleep cash... This morning, I had a chance to really stay in bed until this afternoon. I thought to myself, "I really need to just do some stuff with my life this morning." But, honestly, I really wanted to stay in … Continue reading Sometimes, You Need a Little Extra
I missed a day already... It's ok, though, I press on. It's been kind of a rough week, but it has given me a chance to strengthen relationships with others around me. When God created people in the garden long ago & said we weren't meant to be alone, it wasn't just about romantic relationships. … Continue reading Reflecting Him
In the field I work in, it is estimated that up to 67% of us experience high levels of burnout...something we can experience at any time in our careers, not just the later years. Combine my drive with perfection and my world-view that tells me to put everyone else above myself: I am a prime … Continue reading It’s a Process
I'm sitting at my computer, looking at colleges to apply as an adjunct professor for psychology...and I'm terrified... I feel unqualified & inexperienced... But, I know it is part of my calling, part of my desire, and teaching is something that makes me come alive... Why do steps of faith leave us in such terror? … Continue reading Step of Faith
Time for some real talk... Back in September, I was diagnosed gluten sensitive. After nearly 2 years of not knowing what was wrong - I have an answer. (One I don't like, but an answer). So, for more than 6 months, I've known the biggest cause of my stomach woes. Yet, I keep in this … Continue reading Breaking the Habit Cycle
But, we must stop underestimating our value; but, rather, we should regard ourselves as valued. Irreplaceable. Priceless.