Atomic Habits By: James Clear New York Times Best Seller How do you eat an elephant? One bite at a time. It’s all about the baby steps. I just finished Atomic Habits and the information seems obvious and like every other book I’ve read about success. Start small. If you want something you have to... Continue Reading →
Must Read! Untamed
I am intimidated to even write a review of this book because I know I cannot do it justice. To be honest, I didn’t even know who Glennon Doyle was, but I follow Reese Witherspoon on Instagram, and she had it on her book club page. I saw the book at the library, so I... Continue Reading →
Mom and Teacher During Covid-19 Pandemic
When you are a mom, you have to show up. A mom can’t look at her 7-year-old and say, “I can’t today.” She can't tell her teenage son, "I can't help you with your homework tonight." A teacher can’t walk into the classroom and tell her students, “I’m having a hard time with everything, I... Continue Reading →
It’s Not Personal
“The way people treat you is usually about them not you.” In “Buy Yourself the F*cking Lilies,” Schuster writes, “I knew I couldn’t control how other people treated me, but I could decide what I would accept” (216). This quote resided with me because, while I feel comfortable having acquaintances, I find myself struggling with... Continue Reading →
Are You Putting Yourself Last?
Now that you have started journaling and are working on creating habits that help you understand more about yourself, set an intention to do something nice for yourself every day. Make YOU a priority. Don’t put yourself on the back burner. It is so easy to fall into that place where you commit to doing... Continue Reading →
Quarantine is Giving Us the Time We Need
The biggest takeaway we should get from any self-help book is not to slack off on the strategies the author gives us. We have to be INTENTIONAL with our self-care. Make Rituals for ourselves and stick to them. Obviously, we would all love to do this. I can just imagine starting my day journaling... Continue Reading →
Is Buy Yourself the F*cking Lilies Worth the Read?
I saw the cover of this book on Instagram, and thought a book with F*cking in the title would surely be something I needed to read. I would categorize Buy Yourself the F*cking Lilies as a self-help book, but in the form of stories and experiences from Schuster’s life. This book was easy to read, […]