My Word of the Week: Transitions

My Word of the Week: Transitions

Give me a task to do, and chances are I’ll come up with a bigger, more complicated process than you ever thought possible. I’m good at thinking of each step from start to finish; I like to plan how each step leads to another. I like flowcharts and spreadsheets; I like workflows and timelines. I can get lost for hours coming up with a system to make things happen.

My Word of the Week: Confidence

My Word of the Week: Confidence

Any time anyone in our family goes near the basement door, our cat Shadow, whom we call KiKi, runs to our side and meows like crazy. If one of us actually goes down the stairs, she zips off ahead and stands in front of the dryer. She cries and cries until she gets a lift up to where her food and water bowl sit. Then, she looks around …

You’re Doing More than You Think You Are

You’re Doing More than You Think You Are

Whatever you have going on today, chances are you’d like to accomplish more than you actually will. If you’re like me, you’ll have more items on the to-do list than hours in the day. But rather than feeling discouraged, instead, look at all you have accomplished and then start again tomorrow knowing you’re actually doing more …