Mind Ready Monday: Life is Long

Welcome to part two of Mind Ready Monday: a weekly write up meant to boost your mindset. This week’s mantra doesn’t make a whole lot of sense on the surface. Life is long?! Typically, we can all agree life is short— time is flying, and that terrifies me. For the sake of our sanity, however, let’s look at things from another perspective for a minute: life is long. It’s something my…. Read more

To Loving Mondays

My parents have always told me Monday should be my favorite day of the week. Yes, Monday. I used to wonder if some office they once worked at offered donuts on Mondays. Turns out, it wasn’t the donuts. Quite simply, they think loving Mondays is a sign you love your work. It’s a method I once used to confirm I didn’t love college calculus. The point: You should love your…. Read more

It’s a holiday, have a martini

It’s not really the kind of holiday that calls for a martini. But it’s Monday. And I already want a drink. I’m the type that likes to plan. I pick out my outfit, underwear included, the night before. I pour my bowl of cereal, sans the milk, the night before. I prepare my coffee grinds, and select a mug, the night before. You get the idea. Spontaneity has never been my best quality. And so,…. Read more