How to Create Habits to Live Your Best Life

Whether you are someone who loves to make routines or someone who prefers to be more spontaneous, the things we do shape who we are.  Gretchen Rubin said in her book Better Than Before, “Our habits reflect our identity.”  If you see yourself as a person with good hygiene, you probably have the habit of … Continue reading How to Create Habits to Live Your Best Life

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Life Lessons Learned from Running

In a previous blog post, I wrote about my identity and how I didn’t see myself as much of a runner anymore.  Over the past few months, I have rekindled my love of running.  In February I knew that it was likely that I would be leaving New England this summer, so I was motivated … Continue reading Life Lessons Learned from Running

How to Choose Joy

I know it has been awhile since I’ve written a post.  To be honest, I had given up on this blog.  I felt discouraged, because the blog wasn’t getting as many views as I had hoped, so I thought it wasn’t worth my time.  I started this blog with the big goal of it becoming … Continue reading How to Choose Joy

Accepting Yourself As You Are

How do you identify yourself?  What makes you, you?  I am a wife, teacher, and weight lifter. Recently I have struggled a bit with feeling like I lost a part of my identity and worrying that this loss was problematic.  For years, I would have identified myself as a runner.  Running was extremely important in … Continue reading Accepting Yourself As You Are