Recognizing my own health burnout … and finally dealing with it

I don’t normally post videos like this.. but my body has been begging me to pay attention to it  – I’m calling it health burnout – and it’s intense. I’ve overloaded my schedule, my workload, too little sleep, too few healthy stress outlets… and I’m burned out. My body needs me to stop everything and…

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making room for new goals and unknowns

It’s a powerful trust exercise to make room for new unknowns.  Deep inside of me, I’ve had a nudging that has grown stronger and stronger. Simplify life, let go of the extra, simplify your business, let go of the extra. It’s time to make room. Room for new possibilities, new dreams.   As someone who likes…

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How to harvest the lessons from 2020 and the past year to better your life

Lessons from 2020 and the past year… This past year… it’s been the hardest year in many ways, yet a year full of gifts and lessons that I am grateful for. This artwork sums it up well. (You can find this artwork here.) We’ve been forced to look inward this past year. Inward at our…

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How to create a full year calendar that supports your goals

create a full year calendar

A few weeks ago I participated in a zoom workshop run by the fabulous Star Hansen.  During the zoom call, she explained all about the benefits of creating a full year calendar. (She’s an organizing superstar)  I have her links at the bottom of this post as well so you can go visit her page…

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4 weeks away from social media –

my woods after a snowfall

I’m nearing 4 weeks off of social media – scroll below for a couple journal entries from these past weeks: -January 13th, 2020 – Life- I’m almost at the 2 week mark away from social media. Truthfully it’s taking a whole lotta discipline to get on this computer and write down my feelings, observations and…

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DIY lantern style patio decor

diy patio decor

Last month I was determined to figure out how to build an oversized statement piece for my patio.  I looked through our woodpile and found some squares of wood, some 2″x 2″ pieces of wood and a few other scraps until I found some big enough to work for what I had in mind. I…

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sharing my dream for this next chapter – it feels so vulnerable

print to attract abundance by noelle rollins art

My goal this week has been to put into words what my (and my family’s) actual dream is for our next chapter.  For too long I’ve been scared to say it out loud, it felt too big, too daring, too perfect. It’s funny because I generally am very open, I pour my heart and soul…

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Kitchen update with barnwood countertops

barnwood countertops in kitchen

Two years and nine months after moving in, today I can declare the kitchen pretty much finished.  There was nothing wrong with the kitchen when we moved in. New appliances, neutral color scheme, pretty easy to just move right in.  This is our first completely documented project that we’ve done and finished here at our…

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clearing out the excess so you can hear what isn’t being said but should

learn to filter out the noise

What if it’s not how much, but instead how applicable? What if the hurdles of past generations no longer apply to us?  It used to be the challenge was to get what was needed, find the correct information, learning opportunities, news of going ons…  not anymore. Now it seems to be overwhelm.   Bombarded from…

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