Tag Archives: Ditching Busy as a Lifestyle

Rushing Through Your Life Won’t Help You Love It

Rushing to Next Flight

So many of the women (and men) I talk to regularly confess to feeling depleted, overwhelmed, and just flat exhausted. Like they’re living in the spin cycle of the washing machine or a good old hamster wheel. When we dig into how they’re living their daily life, one of the most common challenges experienced is […]

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Has Your Busy Life Become Your Drug of Choice?

Mar 1958_cocacola ad_by Bernie Fuchs

When I see the bins of crayons at the store and glimpse those shiny yellow school buses making their way across town, I know we’re it’s Back to School time. Going back-to-school meant unblemished notebooks. It meant freshly sharpened pencils that didn’t have teeth marks and still had a full pink eraser. And I have […]

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Shared Ritual Is You Choosing Love Over Fear

Edwin Georgi for English Woman Magazine 1958

We have a ritual on workdays. JB comes home from work, we open a bottle of wine, and we sit out on the deck and talk about our respective days. This is harder on him than I; he is an introvert around people all day and I am the extrovert who works alone at home. […]

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Choosing to Make Time

Choosing to Make Time (Art: Coby Whitmore for Esquire)

Who has time to floss their teeth every day? Let alone use their electronic toothbrush for the allotted 2 minutes? And, honestly, who has the luxury of so much time that they actually remember to use sunscreen every day? Choosing to spend all that time with frivolous things? And is there anyone out there – […]

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