Identity and Repeated Beingness

I dug into my new book, Atomic Habits by James Clear. Only two chapters in and it is inspiring. The first chapter actually discussed trajectory and 1% improvement, much like my last entry. The second set the foundation for why we form habits and the beginnings of how...

Trajectory and a Million Tiny Steps

Here it is. 2020. We are a week into the new year and most people are struggling through new year resolutions. I’m not. Namely because I don’t truly have a resolution. I have an anti-resolution. I’m no longer going to lean hard into making big...

Get Back Up Again

One of the real beauties of parenting small children these days is you’re exposed to a lot of movies and TV geared toward them. Ever seen¬†Trolls? It is fantastic. We were listening to a specific song from that movie in the car on the way home from the zoo...

Thorn in the Flesh

Remember the letter from Paul to the Corinthians where he discusses his “thorn in the flesh”? No one quite knows what this thorn was, but it was clearly something that prevented Paul from being boastful and feel powerful in his ministry. Paul, this guy who...

Deja Vu

I found my lost FitBit. I decided to switch purses and pulled an old faithful from my closet. It was still full of the random junk you don’t actually need but forget to transfer when switching purses. Only in the bottom I found it: my FitBit. I reinstalled the...

Finding the New Normal

I spent the last week in reflection and self care. They busyness of life prevented me from going to the gym for weight training or really giving proper attention to my meals. But for this one week I allowed it. I didn’t beat myself up over it or consider the...