Tag Archives: Self-care

Before and After: a Study in Clutter

Before I am not proud of this picture. I share it to show you how badly out-of-hand the clutter had become in my home office before I was compelled to deal with it. This is from early November, 2012. Art … Continue reading

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Bossing Myself Around

I’ve been talking to myself in a whole new way lately, and it’s working. It’s a new spin on self-discipline for me. I recently started a very daunting project: completely overhauling my home office. (When I get done, finally, I’ll … Continue reading

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I used to have a Life, didn’t I?

I haven’t always lived in South Carolina, working my butt off at a job that takes everything I have to offer and demands more. Funny how music touches us – a little Bruddah Iz (Over the Rainbow), Keali’i Reichel (Kawaipunahele), … Continue reading

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What if my life looked different?

What might it be like? I am starting to believe that unless I can imagine what my life COULD be like, nothing will change. The inertia is just too strong.  I’ll just keep drifting along like a leaf on the … Continue reading

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Day of Rest

Sabbath: a regular (usually weekly) time of rest, worship, and/or special activity, observed by any of several religions and traditions.  [Wikipedia] I’ve been thinking lately about the religious admonition to “honor the Sabbath and keep it holy.” When I was … Continue reading

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