Are Vision Boards a Waste of Time?

Photo of me looking out of a large, oval-shaped cruise window into the sea.

I mean, seriously. Are vision boards, those grade-school arts-n-crafts poster boards featuring your life’s “vision” using magazine cut-outs,  a complete waste of time? I’ve always thought so, but this year my mind is starting to shift. Why the shift in thought this year, you ask? Well, I’ve started to look at this exercise for what it […]

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Our First Year of Marriage

They say, “the first year of marriage is the hardest.” To be honest, I’m not really sure who “they” are, why “they” are qualified to give me advice, or why “they” should be any concern of mine. My first 51 days and first year of marriage was (and is) pretty awesome! Why do I have […]

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What It’s Like to Live Without Cable TV

Photograph of multiples cables connecting to electronics.

Hi. I’m a millennial and I don’t have cable. Whew! That feels good to admit. Sure, it’s not all glamor and sunshine, but I’ve learned to live without it for over six years. Living this kind of cable-free lifestyle has its own set of pros and cons. If you’re thinking about cutting your cable subscription, […]

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The Making of “Me Mondays”

Feet crossed on a chair in a park. A sandwich rests in the foreground.

When you’re angry, tired, and stressed out something needs to change. Immediately. That was me just about every day. I woke up feeling like I didn’t get enough sleep and there were too few hours in the day to get what I needed done. At work it felt like everybody needed something from me. Emails, […]

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