Overcoming the Anxiety That Overcomes My Free Time

I love free time. Who doesn't? But when those happy periods come along, can you guess what happens? That's right! Anxiety jumps in and tears my rest and tranquility to shreds. Except sometimes. Once in a while comes that special day when the rest is real and not an hours-long battle with my anxious tendencies. … Continue reading Overcoming the Anxiety That Overcomes My Free Time

How I Deal with My Most-Dreaded Cleaning Task

Toilets. I hate cleaning toilets. Pretty much any other task I can handle with equanimity, but toilets? I don't love them. The problem with this is that I tend to procrastinate on getting them clean. I'll put the chore off saying, "Today I will do it," but when the opportunity arrives, I change that to … Continue reading How I Deal with My Most-Dreaded Cleaning Task

How I Function as a Work-at-Home Mom: 7 Tips

Working at home is, in itself, difficult. It takes incredible focus and a great deal of self-discipline. Add a preschooler or two into the mix, and the amount it demands more than doubles. I have been working from home for over two years now, and I have learned a lot about what to do and … Continue reading How I Function as a Work-at-Home Mom: 7 Tips

What I Do (Or Would Like to Do) at the Beginning of Each Month

I like my life to be organized, and I want to see it move forward. Therefore, at the beginning of every month, I sit down with my computer, my planner, and my notebook and map out a few things to help make that month a success. It takes a little bit of time, but I've … Continue reading What I Do (Or Would Like to Do) at the Beginning of Each Month