“People often say that motivation doesn’t last. Well, neither does bathing. That’s why we recommend it daily.” – Zig Ziglar
It’s the beginning of a new year and we all know what that means. Yes, you need to switch out your calendar and try not to mess up when you’re writing dates. It also means that a whole bunch of people have made a resolution – a goal to achieve during the year.Continue reading “Make and reach your goals, no matter what they are”
Instead of hoarding toilet paper, I seem to be acquiring more and more books. (“That’s so surprising,” said no one anywhere). Many of you are also using this time to read – although I understand there’s a bit of naming soup cans and sewing goldfish pillows going on, too. Whatever makes you, your lunch and your goldfish happy. But for my fellow book lovers, here are some recommended reads about perseverance that might hit the spot during tough times: Continue reading “Books about perseverance to get you through quarantine”
You probably miss certain places right now. I know I am considering an Ode to Public Libraries. (How do I love thee? Let me count the ways…)
But, just because you’re stuck at home doesn’t mean you can’t get creative, have fun and recreate your own version of the experience. Continue reading “Recreate your favorite places at home”
If you’re beginning to feel like a Lethargian in the Dolldrums, that’s a solid sign you’re in a rut. *
It’s okay. It happens to everyone. You’re shuffling from thing to thing, doing what you need to do, crossing things off your list with a satisfying pen swoosh. Suddenly, you realize: I’m bored and I don’t want to do this anymore.
Instead of bailing on your responsibilities (and probably regretting it – you likely do them for a reason), consider throwing in a random bit of weird to wake up and have fun. Warning: Fun can be contagious. The people around you may also exhibit signs of joy.