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 One: The Fringe Hours – Balance

13
Apr
2015
Chapt 1

Here we are to kick this book study off!  I know many of you have already been reading - it is so good!Self-care is not a 'new' topic - I've talked about it here on the blog many times, discussed it with moms I've coached and tried to implement in my own life.  But, it often gets neglected when we get out of routine or chaos begins to overrun our lives.  It goes to the very bottom of the list and then as with many things at the … {Read More...}

Week 2 Chapt 6
Week 2 Chapt 4-5
Laundry Pods
Chapt2
Chapt 1