Mind Ready Monday: Park Your Problems

I’m coming off a busy weekend. A flight, a wedding + a family holiday — all spent in my husband’s hometown. Fortunately, the midwest always greets me with a hug [and a hearty casserole] to ease the jet lag. Maybe the open bar helped, too. Open bar aside, traveling pushes me to park my problems and pause my crazed schedule. I like to think those pauses + parking spots are what…. Read more

Mind Ready Monday: Twirl into Today

The next job. The next house. The next vacation. I consume myself with whatever’s coming next in life. I think most of us are groomed to worry about tomorrow, and the next day… and the next 10 years. Pinterest recently provided me with a little sanity. Well, it was Emily Dickinson… via Pinterest. A few famous words of hers appeared on my screen reading, “forever is composed of nows.” Tomorrow…. Read more