New Year – a new chapter, new verse, or just the same old story? Ultimately we write it. The choice is ours.
– Alex Morritt
The year is currently a blank slate laying in front of us, which can actually be a very daunting thing. What story will you write?
There are the things you should do…
The things you could do…
The things you want to do.
Likely the truth of what you’ll put down on your pages is somewhere in the mix, but where do you start? Have you considered what you love? We don’t always think about it. The things that make us come alive can feel like things that should be preserved for personal time, but what if those are the things that we should spend this year investing in? Instead of saving it for the spare moments, perhaps it’s time to operate our of our love and passion. So what is it? If you have no clue or don’t remember, now is a good time to dig in!
Our intent? It’s to find the thing that excites us! You too? Here are 3 things to help: Continue reading
Getting back into the swing of things can be tough. If you’re anything like us, you’re tired, you miss your routine, you probably developed a habit for eating sugar every 45 minutes or so… In an effort to live lives of intent, we want to make sure we’re focused and acting with purpose. This means we want to face our time wasters head on. So what are the things that are intentionally or unknowingly taking all your time or providing distractions? Are you trying to escape or are you getting sucked in? Our intent is to identify the time wasters. You too? Here are 3 places to check yourself: Continue reading
I am never five minutes into stripping the clutter from my life before I start running into
the clutter that is my life.
It’s funny how our home space says so much about our brain space. For some, the clutter in their brain is the opposite of their spotless home. For others, the exact opposite. For still others, the clutter they feel is exactly the picture you discover when you enter their living space. Sometimes the overwhelming feeling can feel very debilitating. Sometimes it’s the weight that keeps you from feeling like you can dive into something new. There is something important about the practice of deciding what needs to move forward with you and what needs to be let go that extends beyond just getting rid of stuff. Either way, cleaning house figuratively and literally is a great task to take on as you prepare for a new year!
Our intent of the day is to clean house! Thinking about it? Here’s why it’s good for you! Continue reading
You might be on vacation but it doesn’t mean you’re coming back refreshed. If you spent your time with family and friends catching up on all the things you miss year-round, you’re not alone. If you’re anything like us, you’re exhausted and that is no way to enter a new year. We’re going to spend the last few days of 2016 trying to catch up on some zzz’s so we enter the new year ready and rested.
You too? Let us help you get a little rest: Continue reading
Holidays can be tough. Post-holidays can get harder.
The likelihood that you will bump into (or be) someone extra sensitive, overly anxious or unnecessarily upset is at an all-time high and our first reaction might be to match their emotional level. You feel justified in lashing out or shutting down, but is that really the best way to navigate this situation? Perhaps what everyone needs is a little extra dose of grace and kindness and where better to get those ingredients than you? Today our intent is to be a little extra kind.
You too? here are some ways and some reasons: Continue reading
We’ve all read every article about how New Years Resolutions neither last nor work, right? You’re lucky to make it to mid-January before you’ve either forgotten or run out of steam on a huge goal you ran at with full force. And what happens when you’re one of the few super humans who actually completes your resolution? What do you do with the rest of the year? This is why we prefer to choose a word of intention to guide our thoughts and actions.
So what are the keys to a successful word of intent in 2017? Continue reading
If you’re somewhere surrounded by boxes and bags, we get it. It’s easy to get carried away by the stuff. Everything is on sale! And what better way to tell someone they matter than a thing. It can feel tangible and so sometimes it feels like the only thing that counts, but with a little mindfulness, we can be reminded that the stuff isn’t what builds relationship.
Today we want to set the intent of not getting caught up in the stuff. Instead we want to focus on contact, communication and our undivided attention. We want to give our time instead of another gadget that will get lost in a closet. What about you? You too? Here are 3 things to help you find and prioritize the things that matter most:
It’s time to relax. Now what? If you’re needing some fun stuff to do (solo, with friends or with family), we’ve got you. Here are our suggestions for some relaxing downtime: Continue reading
Most men pursue pleasure with such breathless haste that they hurry past it.
It’s here! The time to slow down. Time to breathe a little deeper. Time to linger a little longer and we’re all about it. Don’t be in a rush to fly by something good. If you’re looking for permission, here it is! It’s time to slow down.
Our intent is to slow down. You too? Here are 3 tips for doing just that: Continue reading
With the holidays upon us, you might be feeling a lot like us… SUPER DISTRACTED. Unmotivated? Unfocused? Unable to get going? We get it. With all the we have on our plates and everything we’re looking forward to, it can be extra difficult making it through our final obligations. So today our intent is to focus on the task at hand.
You too? We get it. We’ll keep it quick: Continue reading