I love the changing of the seasons. This past weekend was changing from summer to fall. You may have done this already, be doing it in the next month, or next year in the other hemisphere. The reason I do a change of seasons prep is so I have more room for what is active. Read More
I sit under the evergreen tree that falls like a willow. I am tired. Tired of trying to keep it all together, do everything right, not let anyone down. Doing but it not being enough. Of living to other people’s expectations. I have forgotten what I know. I look up at the small pinecone clusters Read More
I was on my way to the grocery store and passed by one of my favorite renewal spots, the wetlands. My soul said, "Please may we stop." My ego replied, "But, I’ll get all hot and sweaty then when I am at the grocery store I will run into someone I know." They argued for Read More
Often when we don’t finish things we will berate ourselves that we were lazy. It’s an easy scapegoat because unless you are productive 100% of the time, you can tell yourself you are lazy. We could always do more whether it is good for us or not. If you tell yourself, “You are lazy,” enough Read More
Pictures taken by my daughter, Brea Dargis. She also had fun putting together a compilation of the bird dancing around on the lily pad.
Pictures by Brea Dargis
Photos by Brea Dargis
(First appearing at Meditate Like a Girl) I wanted my kids to savor and enjoy nature like I do. So every spring we would have a scavenger hunt. We each had a piece of paper with natural objects to find like: · Robin’s egg · Yellow flower · Frog or tadpole · Turtle · Read More
Pretend you are out in the wetlands with Brea and I. You are delighting in what you see. Stop… Look at… Wow… Relax into wonder. Photos by Brea Dargis
- Moving Towards Simplicity series
- Questions to Help You Simplify Your Life
- What to Do with all the Papers
- How to Get Things Done When You Are An Emotional Wreck
- How to Get to the End of Your To Do List
- No Time to Organize or Simplify
- How to Survive a 14 Hour Day
- Decluttering Naturally
- Decluttering Storage Areas
- Decluttering a Teens' Room
- Decluttering the Entryway
- Decluttering Cosmetics
- Decluttering a Loved One's Possessions
I didn’t sleep well last night and woke up pretty groggy. Also sore from pilates. So I did some simple stretching and foam rolling this morning…
Today’s declutter – take care of one bedroom pile
Habit Creating We all have habits that we automatically do throughout the day. Some are good like brushing our teeth. Some are not so good like..
Good morning! A rainy day made me want to go back to sleep so I got into my yoga and pilates right away to wake myself up. I did some emotional..
Today’s declutter: shoes. I found some of Brea’s old boots which no longer fit I can give away.