Month: October 2013

Change of Plans

Change of Plans Well, my plans changed dramatically – even quicker than overnight. Let me explain. Originally, I had planned to follow Chalene Johnson’s 30-Day Challenge and document my daily progress each day. Not too tremendously difficult but definitely a challenge. Hence, the word ‘challenge’. Read more…

I Love Learning

I love to learn and study. I love educating myself whether through traditional school or reading. I love stretching my gray matter. It is probably this reason that I stuck it out, going to school for twelve years to get my Associate of Science degree in Criminal Justice. Unfortunately since I graduated college, I haven’t […] Read more…

Simple Living and What it Means to Me

Voluntary simplicity is making intentional choices in the key areas of your life. “The main idea behind [voluntary simplicity] is to be intentional about your choices.” You Can Buy Happiness (And It’s Cheap) How One Woman Radically Simplified Her Life And You Can Too Tammy Strobel I can’t tell you how many times I’ve tried […] Read more…

Are You A Firework?

Are you a firework? Does the idea or prospect of a new project or assignment light you up? Now ask yourself…how often do you complete your new projects or assignments? As individuals we tend to be fireworks. We get involved in a project, assignment or season of life and initially we glow big, bright and […] Read more…

Achievements Define Us

What are some of the greatest accomplishments or achievements in your life? What have you done to challenge yourself? What are you most proud of? I’m referring to the type of achievements that require you to break out of your comfort zone. Read more…

3 Things I’ve Learned About Simple Living

Simple Living is a voluntary way of life in which an individual or family makes a conscious choice to diminish consumption and simplify one’s lifestyle. “The idea of living with less goes by several names and movements; a few are the simple living movement, downsizing, and minimalism. The main idea behind them is to be […] Read more…

Preparing for My 30 Day Challenge

I’m so excited! I’m preparing to share with you my day-to-day documentation following Chalene Johnson’s 30 Day Challenge starting November 1, 2013. For those of you who know me personally or follow my blog on a regular basis you know Chalene Johnson is my favorite mentor. See (Chalene Johnson: 30 Day Challenge) I am a strong […] Read more…