What is standing in your way right now? I talked about goals and resolutions yesterday. And a lot of people, me included, won't make those goals. Why? What's in the way? And how can I get around it?
2022 is five hours old at the time of writing this but I’ve been stressed out about it for over a month. New reading challenges. New 365 challenges. Will this be the year I actually get myself together? Why did Spotify announce my 2021 playlist before Thanksgiving? What are my new year resolutions? Do I even need new year goals? What are some good new year's resolutions? How can I do this whole new year goal setting thing without being all New Year, New Me?
Listen. Here's the thing. I know I'm supposed to be writing something super poignant. A retrospect of 2021. All the books I read. The struggles and challenges and victories I've had. But I can't get my brain to focus. I have started, stopped, erased, amd started this blog four times now. All because I couldn't... Continue Reading →
I blinked. And it's Christmas Eve. It must have happened while I was at work. Or at Wal-Mart. Or scrolling Amazon. But now I have one day to clean my house before my in laws storm up my steps like my door is the beach at Normandy.
If you're like me (and you most likely are since you're here) you just recovered from Thanksgiving. Your house finally looks fairly normal. The dishes are mostly done. And you've been able to put lights on your laundry pile and call it festive. You can finally take a breath and relax. Yeah, right.
I got to thinking. So many people wait until January to make changes in their lives. Resolutions. Promises. New Year New Me. I ain't got time to wait. I'm making changes now.
Photo by Giftpundits.com on Pexels.com So, November is coming, and that only means one thing: the inundation of gratitude posts on Facebook. I have nothing against being grateful. I have lots I’m grateful for: home, family, food, my Keurig, a self-cleaning cat box. But seriously, Suzie, do we need to hear how you’re so grateful... Continue Reading →
The shorter days are upon us. If you're like me, you love the cooler temps and changing leaves. But your brain decided now is a great time to decorate your regular depression and make it seasonal depression. We've all felt the effects of the winter blues at some point in our lives, and the short days may make you feel down and out. Studies on seasonal affective disorder (SAD) are progressively linking a lack of light exposure to tiredness, overeating, and a proclivity to sleep in excessive amounts. What's a train wreck to do?