3 Steps To Make Time for What Matters

Timex Watch (here!) Time is more valuable to me than money. It seems like most of the decisions we make involve what we should devote our time to. What should we make time for? We spend so much time during our day reacting to different situations and we don’t spend enough time choosing what to

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3 Ways to Manage Stress Caused by Change

Change causes a surprising amount of stress. The bigger the change, the longer it will take you to adjust. I have been feeling more tired than usual and kept wondering why. Then I remembered that I just sold my house, moved into my in-laws’ house, and am getting ready to move into an RV! It

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Walls and Barriers

This is the beautiful and intricate Iolani Palace. Did you know Hawaii’s first and last queen spent years imprisoned inside Iolani Palace and wrote 165 sad songs? I found myself thinking about this as a metaphor to a lot of things that imprison us in our daily lives. The only difference is that we have

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Dreams Are Enough

As I finish packing for our trip, I can’t help wondering why it takes special events or occasions to push us to go to a place we always wanted to go. We talk about our dream destinations and bucket lists but we don’t actually plan to go unless we get that push. I want to

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How to Avoid Burning Out

I think we all experience burnout at some point in our lives and it is happening more and more often. I started feeling this way after experiencing work stress that went on for months. Recovering from a burnout is no easy task and I am still working on it. I now take burnouts seriously and am

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How to Plan a Balanced Week

The past couple of days have taught me that it is important to work on balance. I don’t know about you but, for me, balance requires work and dedication. If I don’t plan a balanced week, I can keep two or three priorities balanced but others seem to get neglected. Health is the first priority

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Learning to Say No

When you’re trying to rid yourself of clutter, it’s helpful to become a bit of a human filter. The goal is to only have things that truly spark something inside you enter your life. Deciding to do¬†this can mean a lot of awkward and sometimes hurtful conversations. There are lots of people who get tremendous

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