Mind Ready Monday: Don’t Be Too Busy

I often find myself too busy. Too busy for a coffee date. Too busy for a doctor’s checkup. Too busy to tuck my niece in at night. There’s nothing admirable about being too busy. I don’t want to spend my life feeling like I never have enough time. That’s exhausting. Anyone with me on this? I think part of the problem is we’re all groomed to think busy is good. Even…. Read more

Travel Diary: St. Barths in the New Year

I’ve been home from St. Barths for more than a week now, and still feel jet lagged. Maybe I’m in a saltwater coma. Is there such a thing? This marked my first trip to anywhere in the Caribbean. St. Barths was the perfect mix of simplicity and spontaneity. It’s got sandy beaches and the nicest people you’ll ever meet. It was crowded, though, with people visiting from all over the…. Read more

The Impossible Belongs on Your Dreams List

It’s Tuesday — but it’s my “Monday” at work following a long weekend off. You know how I feel about Mondays, so it’s only appropriate to start the week off with a kick-butt mentality. Today’s inspiration is rooted in a quote by novelist Tom Robbins: “To achieve the impossible, it is precisely the unthinkable that must be thought.” My dad keeps a version of this quote pasted on all of…. Read more