I've been MIA from blogging and writing. Completely. There have been a lot of transitions happening lately and it has been throwing me off. All of which are incredible and I'm so grateful for, but I'm also trying to figure out my balance. Teaching and trying to finish a master's degree is incredibly challenging, throw … Continue reading Transitions, Changes, and Searching for Creativity.
So I don't typically ask for anything from my readers or much from even my friends or family. However, I currently have a large donorschoose project out there to fund a professional development for myself. I have been researching mindfulness and its effects on kids and I want to take a 200+ hour training on … Continue reading Creating Peace
The other night I had the most incredible dream. I was walking on a very narrow and rocky path along the mountainside. I know there was someone else with me but I can’t remember who it was or if it was anyone I actually know. I was very scared along this path because I was … Continue reading Polar Bears and Waterfalls
I haven’t spoken about my “year of single bucket list” in awhile. It is still a work in progress even if some things have changed slightly. I’m not quite ready to write publicly about some of those changes, but soon enough. Here are some things I have accomplished: 7.) Meditate daily. I miss a few days … Continue reading Bucket List Update
This morning I was looking through Facebook's "On this Day." I always find it interesting to see what I was doing on Facebook in the past. One of the entries from 10 years ago was a Facebook "note" I had written, back before I was blogging or doing much writing at all. Below … Continue reading When I was 19….
It's been 2 weeks since I posted my Year of Single bucket list. So far I have a knocked two items off my bucket list. 1.) Try boxing 23.) Attend a concert of someone I’ve never heard of. Boxing I have taken on 2 different kinds of classes. Body combat and standard boxing with … Continue reading Boxing and Bluegrass
If you have not read Desire Map by Danielle LaPorte, I HIGHLY recommend it. After quite the year of ups and downs I decided to take her approach to resolutions. Not setting specific goals, but identifying how you want to feel and deciding what you need to feel that way. The book includes the first part, describing … Continue reading Core Desired Feelings- 2016
When I was a child I was RIDICULOUSLY afraid of everything! I wanted all my ducks in a row as well everyone else's. I remember hating when my mom would say "I don't know where we are," when we were driving. I'd have a full blown meltdown. I was sure that it meant we were … Continue reading Mistakes, Fear and Creativity