Week Three : The Fringe Hours – Prioritizing

27
Apr
2015
Week 3 a

 Time, that magic word.... we either love it or find it haunting us.  We either feel we have enough or are lacking a lot.  "One always has time enough, if one will apply it well."   Johann Wolfgang von Goethe Ouch, I don't think I really like that quote, only because I think it rings true.  I do waste a lot of time on unproductive things, which could in turn be used on good things - like self-care for me!  I find … {Read More...}

Week Two – The Fringe Hours – Finding Your Time

22
Apr
2015
Week 2 Chapt 6

This is YOUR time for a new beginning..... how does that make you feel?Are you inspired? Deflated? Uplifted? Significant?For me I feel all of those things.  I love to come up with new plans and be inspired for a new routine, but to be honest I tend to allow life to squeeze right back in where I tried to make a u-turn.   Follow thru is not a big strong point for me, but I know one day there will be a shift so I continue to … {Read More...}

Week TWO : The Fringe Hours – DISCOVER

20
Apr
2015
Week 2 Chapt 4-5

As we move forward into this section of the book, you will be challenged to begin to be proactive in finding pockets of time to include your self-care needs into your day.  This is where building upon open tid-bits of time with small habit changes will help you develop new routines.Change is hard.  We fight against it even when it is good for us!  Do you agree?  I have the hardest time to incorporate new routines even when … {Read More...}

Easy DIY Laundry Pods with Essential Oils

17
Apr
2015
Laundry Pods

I have shared before - I am not much of a DIY person.  I enjoy a few things, but for me, I would much rather buy many household items for cleaning and caring for the home.  But, there is one in my household who does enjoy it - my 22 year old daughter!Lucky me - and we benefit!She stumbled on a recipe a few weeks ago, we tweaked it a bit and made two batches in an afternoon.  It was super easy and we already had the supplies … {Read More...}

Week One – The Fringe Hours – Letting Go

15
Apr
2015
Chapt2

We are reading the next two chapters, which cover our Self-Imposed Pressures and Eliminating Guilt and Comparison.  Boy, I need help with these areas!I tend to place completely unrealistic expectations on myself, and often towards others too.  Then when I do not meet those expectations I carry guilt and condemnation like it is a trophy.  So much emotional stuff tied to this area.  As Jessica says, "Guilt is wreaking havoc … {Read More...}

Week 3 a
Week 2 Chapt 6
Week 2 Chapt 4-5
Laundry Pods
Chapt2