When you find yourself in the middle

When you find yourself in the middle

On most divisive issues—politics, health, parenting, food, vaccines—I tend to fall somewhere in the middle. For a long time, I’ve felt alone in this middle space. The people at the ends are loud (and let’s face it, often obnoxious). They talk about the issue more, yell louder, and often criticize those of us who refuse […]

The paradox of setting limits

The paradox of setting limits

I’ve talked about a few of the lessons that I heard again and again during my retreat (through various books, courses, blog posts, etc.) and one of the ones that has stuck with me the most is the idea that limits can actually expand your life rather than shrinking it. As a noncomformist who spends […]

Working toward my personal goals in 2015 {January review}

Update on my 2015 goals

During my personal retreat (I know, I know, enough about it already…except it’s had some pretty far reaching effects, so I don’t know how to share those without mentioning it!), I worked through Michael Hyatt’s 5 Days to Your Best Year Ever. Some of the workshop ended up not being extremely relevant for the personal […]

You were born to create

Rediscover Your Creative Side

“You were born to create.” Do you believe that’s true? Do you consider yourself creative? A few years ago, I might have said that some people were creative and some people think in straight lines and black-and-white, falling into the latter category myself. But over the past few years, I’ve discovered that you can be […]