Monthly Archives: March 2011

How To “Just Be”: A Learn-As-I-Go Guide

I wrote Monday about my desire to spend the next two months learning to “Just Be”. Yes, it’s something I need to learn. After writing that post and posing the question, What does “just being” mean to you?, I found … Continue reading

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Living Between the Events

I am a goal-oriented person. I’m constantly working towards something. A garage sale. A trip. A move. A deadline. It’s not that I don’t enjoy the journey as much as the destination, but I enjoy a journey with direction so … Continue reading

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The Stuff We Keep Just in Case

Tomorrow is garage sale number two, and this time we’ve advertised it in the local Penny Saver and have a little better idea of what to expect since we had our first by-the-seat-of-our-pants sale last week. We’re prepared. I feel … Continue reading

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Is This The Key to Self Esteem?

Yesterday, I spent about 30 minutes of my work day in a live web chat talking about cheerleading with Varsity and The Motherhood. Oh, yes, I did. One – I was paid to participate and promote the talk beforehand via … Continue reading

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Refueling

I have been feeling the stress the last couple of weeks. I told myself it was normal. I took the necessary steps to maintain my sanity – eating right, sleeping, shutting off the computer at night when I could not … Continue reading

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How To Stop Doing Things You Don’t Like – Part 2

This is the second post in a series about “How To Stop Doing Things You Don’t Like.” The first can be found here. The less time you spend doing things that you don’t enjoy, the more time you have to … Continue reading

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How To Stop Doing Things You Don’t Enjoy – Part 1

I wrote a post in January about choosing quality over quantity in three areas of your life: your relationships, your stuff, and your time. In that post, I said: Choosing quality over quantity does not mean getting a lot done. … Continue reading

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The Real Cost of My Stuff

I spent about 14 hours this weekend getting ready for our upcoming garage sales. I also sold our TV, living room furniture, washer, and dryer to a family friend who is moving today and needed the stuff ASAP. We’ve still … Continue reading

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On My 11th Wedding Anniversary

I flipped through my wedding album last night in preparation for writing a post about my 11th wedding anniversary for today. I was caught off guard by how much had changed since those photos were taken 11 years ago. Marriages … Continue reading

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If Nancy Can Do It, So Can We

People have asked me why my family and I are going on this crazy adventure. What gave us the idea to sell all of our stuff and try traveling full time? I was inspired to try something crazy by people … Continue reading

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