Always, always, ALWAYS - when I stop actively living the lessons I've learned on my Diva journey, I fall back into old, destructive habits. One of the worst of these for me is perfectionism. The problem with this insidious disease (and it IS a disease, make no mistake about it!) is that it doesn't look … Continue reading The Essentials – Strategic Retreat
I recently ran across the notion of "September resolutions" - intrigued, I read on. The idea seems to me to be a sound one - instead of making resolutions in January, when most of us are worn out, run down, and wondering how we'll stretch the bank balance until the end of the month, why … Continue reading September Resolutions!
It's been a month since I took up my revised bullet journaling system, so it seemed like a perfect time for a check-in. I must say that - overall - I've been pleased with the outcomes and absolutely delighted with the efforts! Looking over the patterns of the last four weeks, I'm eating more "real" … Continue reading Checking In!
For Day 16, Mme. Ferris suggests that we "create a sanctuary at home." Like many other of her ideas, this is one I can get behind and support! Home should provide a respite from the hurly-burly of the world. I'm a news and political junkie, so it's super-easy for me to get all "spun up" in … Continue reading Day 16 – Create a Sanctuary at Home
Now HERE's a "practical inspiration" I can totally support! For Day 15, Mme. Ferris suggestion is to "cultivate serenity and calmness in your life." Even better, she provides some real-world tips on doing so. She's not suggesting that the world change - in fact, she points out that there will always be stressful, maddening situations and … Continue reading Day 15 – Cultivate Serenity