Monthly Archives: June 2012

Being Perfect Or Becoming Yourself

“The thing that is really hard, and really amazing, is giving up on being perfect and beginning the work of becoming yourself.” ~ Anna Quindlen I love this quote because it reminds me of the real cost of trying to perfect – missing out on being yourself. If you struggle with perfectionism, these posts have […]

How To Be Happier: Diversify Your Happiness

For many years I worked in financial services. (Don’t worry, I’ve recovered. 🙂 ) One investment strategy forever burned into my brain is to diversify your assets. You know: Don’t put all your eggs in one basket. It makes sense – baskets get dropped, markets rise and fall. If you’ve put everything into one area, […]

Out Of Clutter, Find Simplicity…

Out of clutter, find simplicity. From discord, find harmony. In the middle of difficulty, lies opportunity. ~ Einstein I love the idea that within these unavoidable realities of life – clutter, discord and difficulty – we can find something better. And what beautiful things to search for! Today I’m going to let Einstein inspire me, […]

Unwanted Gift Guide: How To Avoid, When To Give Away And What To Re-Gift

For many of us, getting rid of clutter is challenging. It can be even harder to let go of things we don’t need or love if they’ve been given to us as gifts. If you have a closet full of gifts you don’t need or like, what do you do with them all? Here are […]