Category Archives: Happiness

Narcissistic navel-gazing on how to make myself happy and how I’ve succeeded and where I’m struggling.

Eat a salad for breakfast

By | August 4, 2019

Let me preach about one of my favorite resolutions: eat something dark and leafy green. I get it out of the way early by eating a salad for my first meal of the day. I’ve been experimenting with this early salad thing for the last six months and it’s the bomb-diggity. I recommend it. You… Read More »

Our August 2019 resolutions

By | July 31, 2019

It’s the last day of the month! July is done! Tomorrow you get a fresh start and you get to see your grades on your resolutions chart. Your tentative grades. These grades aren’t final. Unless you did well. Then the grades are official. You’re going to do a resolutions chart with me in August, right?… Read More »

Beware your phone

By | July 23, 2019

In the book Hyperfocus, the author recommends that you leave your phone somewhere else when you’re trying to work. I agree with this sentiment 100%. It’s amazing how often I find that device in my hand without thinking about it or meaning to. It’s well and truly an addiction. Your phone is a tempting toy.… Read More »

I’m just checking in with you

By | July 7, 2019

How is the first week on the resolutions chart roller coaster coming along? You’re either building up some beautiful streaks or you’re still in the running for a good grade or you’re huddled off to the side and feeling resentful for this reminder of how terrible your resolutions are coming along. No, no, no. Let… Read More »

Does anyone else do this?

By | July 3, 2019

When spending Do you ever put off purchases for a few days to catch the next month credit card billing cycle even though you have the money and it doesn’t matter in the slightest? ************************************************************************ Have you ever read the shopaholic series? It’s about a lady who is seriously in debt because of a shopping… Read More »