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6 Strategies to Deal with Rumination (Monday Musings: January 15, 2017)

6 Strategies to Deal with Rumination (Monday Musings: January 15, 2017)

I am an analytical person. The gears in my head are always turning. On the one hand, I feel like being detail-orienting, editing, perfecting, and refining are gifts. On the other hand, going into that space of rumination can really detract from my happiness.  Everyone […]

Monday Musings: January 1, 2018

Monday Musings: January 1, 2018

Happy New Year! And Happy 9th Birthday to this blog! Despite moves across the country, a few graduations, and several job changes, I am still sticking with this blog! I’m only a few posts away from my 500th post! If you saw my last Monday […]

Goal Setting: My 18 in 2018

Goal Setting: My 18 in 2018

One of my favorite podcasts is Happier with Gretchen Rubin and Elizabeth Craft. Recently, they spoke about achieving 18 goals in 2018, and I quickly came up with a list. I love the idea of setting up concrete goals rather than some generic resolution. Then […]

Monday Musings: December 25, 2017

Monday Musings: December 25, 2017

For those of you celebrating, Merry Christmas! If not, I hope you are having a lovely day wherever you are in the world. It’s been a while since I did a Monday Musings post. The last one was October. October was a tough month because […]

Monday Musings: Happiness Project-October

Monday Musings: Happiness Project-October

A new month and new goals! I feel invigorated by the cooler air, the cozy, dusky nights, and the fact that harvest is nearly over! I’m going to channel that energy towards dominating some goals for my October Happiness Project! So this month is all about […]

September Happiness Project Summary

September Happiness Project Summary

I am the type of person that likes to set goals, but without collecting data I have trouble determining if I am sticking with my goals. That’s why maintaining Happiness Projects actually do keep me happy: I can see all that I have accomplished.   Just […]

Monday Musings: Happiness Project Revival

Monday Musings: Happiness Project Revival

It’s been a really long time since I dedicated a post to my Happiness Project. Actually next month will be my one-year anniversary since embarking on the project. Just to remind you, the project was based on the book The Happiness Project by Gretchen Rubin, […]

Monday Musings: Happiness Project – April

Monday Musings: Happiness Project – April

The beginning of the year started out rocky, as I relayed in my last Monday Musings post. This month I set some new goals for myself as re-addressed old goals that were starting to slip. I had gotten out the other habit of exercising while […]

Monday Musings: Happiness Project-March

Monday Musings: Happiness Project-March

I am way behind on my Happiness Project! I didn’t review my December, January, or February goals at all on here. The holidays and travelling threw me for a loop, and so far this year there have been a lot of changes in my life […]

Monday Musings: Happiness Project, November

Monday Musings: Happiness Project, November

October was a very fun month because of Halloween!   Also, Blogtober added to my enjoyment of the month. I’m really proud of the fact that I met my goal to blog at least once a week. It was especially fun to do some Dracula-themed […]