34 Rules to Live By

Inspired by Gretchen Rubin’s everything, I am finally ready to share a list of my personal laws. In her book, The Happiness Project (one of my all-time faves), Gretchen comes up with a list of commandments for her self and also truths that she has discovered in her life. To be completely blunt and frank, …

High Performance Habits & First Samuel

Hi friend, Lately I've been reading a lot to meet my 2017 reading goals by the end of the year. I've been listening to audiobooks, visiting the library on the reg, and incorporating Bible time in my mornings. I can't help but notice when I read things in the secular world that echo truths of …

Forget the Capsule Wardrobe

You may have read my "Intro to the Capsule Wardrobe" a few weeks ago. But I'll do you one better. Listen, if you struggle putting outfits together, the capsule wardrobe isn't far enough. The next step is what I'm calling "The Hanger Capsule." Lemme 'splain... Instead of just minimalizing the items in the wardrobe, my …

Step Two for End of Year

Hi friend, I've got another few thoughts for you about ending the year well. I list a few of them here in this video, which I filmed in front of my dinosaur-laden Christmas tree for your enjoyment. What do you do to close out the year? Any practices I missed?  https://youtu.be/6HysQD1Aq9Y   Whatever you do, …

Step One of End of Year

Hi friend, I've got a couple of posts coming at you for wrapping up the year and starting the new one well. No matter what time you're reading (or watching) this series, it's always time for a fresh start. Enjoy this video of the (very candid) review of my yearly goals set at the beginning …

My 2016 Planner

My planning history has been long and wonderful: I have posts on my planning system at 11 years old, my hand-written journal used during my hiatus from busyness, my Erin Condren Life Planner, and finally, my new bullet journal for 2016, featured on this page. When I switched to the bullet journal, I achieved that …