1. Go for a walk. I try to take the dogs for a nice long walk around the neighborhood everyday. Sometimes we only get a quick walk in, but I have definitely noticed that the longer walk days tend to be a bit better overall. Causation? Correlation? Who can tell? All I know is, there […]
I’ve been rearranging and cleaning my office this weekend (see: procrastinating) and I came across the below entry dated 08/11/2015 in a composition book labeled Prayer Journal: “Lord, you call me out onto the waters and I know you’ve got me because you always have had me. But I still find myself clutching the boat. […]
Sometimes self-care looks a lot like steak and potatoes.
My local Goodwill features a 50% off sale the first Saturday of every month, and even though I’m not one for crowds, a deal like that is hard to pass up. I made a rookie mistake this trip and went in the mid afternoon. By that time, the clothing racks were so sparse I only […]
“Lower your standards for what counts as progress, and you will be less paralyzed” – Adam Grant
The good, cheap, fast triangle of trade-offs has many names depending on the application. For my own purposes, I have generally called it an acquisition triangle since I think of it most in terms of acquiring a product or service, and this happens to be the most relevant application to everyday budgeting. The acquisition triangle […]
It is easier to act yourself into a new way of thinking, than it is to think yourself into a new way of acting – Millard Fuller