Click on Pause for Sanity

I just took a little break from my life, so I know. Pausing the momentum of whatever you’re doing in life resets it, so you can start again. Start down the same path with new vigor, or change direction to begin a new phase. The pause in mental activity gives you a...

Bored? Break Routine.

Even people who live in Hawaii get bored with what we’re all flocking to experience. Apparently, dreamy weather isn’t… when it’s constant. Maybe that why Casual Fridays got started and took hold. That break from having to look a certain way every day was great...

Do Only What Really Matters – 10/10

I’m a writer who isn’t writing. I’ve moved twice in the past six years and could blame it on that, but the truth is I’ve let it happen. All those obligations and activities that “come up” rule my life, until the squeaky wheels get all of me. At the time it felt like I...

Birds are Good Teachers – 3/08

Hang it and they will come.  A bird feeder, that is. The better weather ahead gives you a chance to notice the birds and their carefree ways. Pausing to watch this bit of nature is a great way to interrupt the escalating intensity of “being busy every minute.”...

Sit in the Garden – June ’05

This long 4th of July weekend is the perfect time. If you have a yard of any kind, see if you can set up a private little niche to put a comfortable seat in. It’s so easy to get caught up in the maintenance and the “looking good” aspect that sometimes we forget to...