What would you do if you had an extra 2 hours in your day? As a notorious snooze button enthusiast, here’s how I spent mine: Bedtime routine: Go to sleep at a decent time, set alarm for 7-8 hours later. Morning routine: Wake up feeling rested, hit snooze every 10 minutes for 1-2 hours. The … Continue reading You snooze, you lose: How to break the snooze button habit
Negative thinking is a default for some people. These “glass half empty” people often find themselves thinking, “Why me? I have the worst luck. Everything’s terrible.” But if this sounds like you, changing your thoughts isn’t as easy as flipping a switch. During a particularly off week recently, I found my glass looking pretty empty … Continue reading Be a “glass half full” person
One surefire way to be disappointed in life is to have unrealistic expectations… of others. Let’s look at how to change your expectations into appreciation. Scenario 1: You’re going about your day, planning what you need to do and where you need to go, and think, “Hey! My friend has a car. I don’t have … Continue reading Reframing favours: expectation vs. appreciation
If you’ve ever wondered what all the fuss about minimalism is, you’re not alone. But the great thing about minimalism is that less stuff actually equals less fuss. I’ve recently organized nearly 30 years of “stuff” to move into a smaller apartment and decided it’s time to embrace minimalism. I’m not doing it out of … Continue reading What’s all the fuss about minimalism?