Children are naturally inquisitive. Living with three little beautiful human beings has forced me to answer a lot of questions. Questions that I’ve never thought of myself. Answers that I’ve considered to be a given. My children keep on asking. One question leading to the next. All of a sudden I find I am not […]
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The human brain is excellent at pattern recognition. You know all those tests on Facebook where you are supposed to find the hidden text? Or texts where the middle part of words are removed leaving only the beginning and the end? Your brain is able to read that text because of its pattern recognition ability. […]
Why do we spend so much time thinking about what other people might think of us? They, in turn, are thinking about what everyone else might think of them. So you don’t really need to worry about what other people might think of you. They are simply too busy worrying about what everyone else might […]
During the last year, I’ve started to question a lot of things. Is this all there is to life? Get up in the morning. Drive the kids to school. Go to work all day. Pick up the kids. Go home and cook dinner. Spend an hour with the kids before putting them to bed. Do […]
In my last blog post, I wrote about how keeping a daily gratitude journal has changed my outlook on things. I do recommend that you try it out! Another change that I made to my life the last year is breaking free from the to-do lists. Those lists that never ever end. When you cross […]
Now I’ve officially taken on the 500 word challenge! A bit scary. Putting myself out there for the first time. One of the rules is no editing so bear with me if this doesn’t come out perfect. I’ve made some significant changes to my life during the last year. Or perhaps I should say we, […]
My worst critic is myself. I can really make myself feel miserable. As if I’m never going to accomplish things in life. As if I’m forever going to be stuck at a job. Work until 75 (to finance the retirement system we are going to be forced to work to a much older age than today). […]