No, it's not a yoga move or some sort of dance-Pilates-aerobics maneuver. It's FAR more scary than that! It's time to do what you think you cannot do - and I don't mean touching your toes. You and I are, as Carl Sagan wisely noted, made of star stuff. No, really. The very iron molecules … Continue reading Diva Stretch!
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!
Back when I was working my way through Mme. Ferrs's 30 Chic Days, (remember that you can access all the "30 Days" posts through the resources tab here on Splendor), I ran across her suggestion of "little and often." That was on my mind quite a bit as I participated in this spring's #the100dayproject. Both of … Continue reading All About the Follow-Through!
Popular wisdom (aka "some guy in a bar" and/or "the internet") holds that it takes about three weeks (21 days) to form or break a habit. This is simply not true. To begin with, the three-week timeline is simply a rule of thumb - there are many variables and some habits take far longer to … Continue reading The Hundred Day Challenge
Continuing with our tour through 30 Chic Days, today's suggestion from Mme. Ferris is to "make every day magical." This is, I think, a wonderful concept to ponder on the day after Christmas. (Happy Boxing Day, my UK friends!) It's so easy to get caught up in the hustle and bustle of preparing for the holidays and … Continue reading Day 26 – Make Every Day Magical
For Day 25 of our tour through 30 Chic Days by Fiona Ferris, the suggestion is to "collect contentment in petite measures." What a lovely idea on Christmas Day! Much of today's entry centers around looking inward rather than outward to find contentment. So often, we compare our situation to that of others and think we come up short, … Continue reading Day 25 – Collect Contentment