Life Lesson from a Manicure?

I got a manicure recently, for the first time in forever, and I had the nail tech paint my nails with a “french tip.”  It requires some level of precision since my nails are so short for my current profession as a massage therapist.  The white tips are painted by hand, then let to dry,Continue reading “Life Lesson from a Manicure?”

Laugh When You Want to Cry/Scream/Panic, etc.

Another semester is wrapped up!  I’m officially on winter break for a beautiful six weeks.  It’s such a great time to rest my brain, finally finish some house projects, and, heck, watch a TV series or two. My Fall Semester 2018 Life Lesson is (drum roll): learning to laugh with I want to cry/scream/panic, etc.Continue reading “Laugh When You Want to Cry/Scream/Panic, etc.”

Find Your “Why”

When you’re starting out on a newly-designed plan or setting new goals, it feels fresh, exciting, and like it’s really going to happen (this time). The first week is solid.  You hit all your targets.  You’re feeling pumped.  You just know you got this. The second week (or month) is so-so.  You hit some bumps.Continue reading “Find Your “Why””

Fail Big

Well, it’s taken me over a week to write this.  Let me start by saying I’ve never failed a test – ever. So, when I got my first Trig test back last Wednesday, and I got an F….I went in to shock!  My first thought was, “This grade is out of 60, right?”  No –Continue reading “Fail Big”

Fitness – A Journey, Not a Destination

Ever since I was a teenager I enjoyed consciously moving my body, whether dancing, or following a workout video (yes, on VHS), or running outside, or making up my own workouts.  I thought it was fun.  After high school, I continued playing volleyball in various intramural groups.  I couldn’t wait to get to my nextContinue reading “Fitness – A Journey, Not a Destination”