187. Infinite layers

The danger of the overthinker is that there is no end. You can think and think into oblivion. You can act out infinite scenarios. You can analyze from all the view points. You can examine from the lens of every great overthinker who came before you. The best tool an...

186. Weekend mix

Today is the last day of a four day weekend. Every weekend should last four days so that there is enough time to fill the days with a mix of doing, resting and planning. For me, it is the resting that falls by the wayside. Resting is difficult for my mind and body but...

185. Power of real storytelling

At bedtime this past week, my kids have requested stories told by me. I do a fair share of fiction where we are all different sorts of animals in the woods. However, my oldest requests stories of my real life. Some stories include trips my husband and I have taken,...

184. Undermining our human-ness

In my exploration of worth, I realized I often confused it with deserving. Deserving is a tit-for-tat mentality – I deserve to get something because of something else I have or do. Sometimes that thing I deserve is a punishment (I deserve a time out because I...

183. Evolution of mantras

I have been carrying around the mantra “I am worthy” for a couple of years now. It was perfect for me at the time because I needed to know that I was worthy, that I had any worth at all. Yes, my sense of self-worth was really low. Today, I feel like I have...