Balancing productivity with doing nothing

Balancing productivity with doing nothing

Balancing productivity with doing nothing does not come easy. There is no question that I could be productive for 6-8 hours a day, working, working and working some more. And looking at my list from yesterday, I managed to record 4 videos for my journal course I will...

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Not a soul awake (in my house) at 4:30 in the morning

Not a soul awake (in my house) at 4:30 in the morning

Thunderstorm came through at 4:30 waking me from my slumber and not a soul awake in my house other than myself. I tossed + turned for about an hour before I said to hell with it and got up to make my first cup of coffee. And honestly I like this quiet mornings - not...

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Staying focused while the world is falling apart

Staying focused while the world is falling apart

It can be challenging staying focused while the world is falling apart. I've been intentionally spending time away from social media - with minor exceptions when it comes to my businesses or I had something humorous to share. I simply can't handle the sharing of posts...

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We celebrated Christmas with anxiety and success

We celebrated Christmas with anxiety and success

We celebrated Christmas with anxiety and success but every year it's the same! Lennon gets anxious about what he will receive. In the past, Christmas was met with shutting down and tantrums. The challenge we face every year is that he has expectations because that is...

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Learning how to ask for help through practice

Learning how to ask for help through practice

We've been going to therapy to gain skills to feel more confident and less anxious and learning how to ask for help through practice. His anxiety can potentially stop him from doing things, like leave the house. What his anxiety does is that he struggles to ask for...

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Why I’m writing about Lennon again

Why I’m writing about Lennon again

If you have been hanging around my world, you may know that Lennon is doing incredibly well healthwise. We've not had any setbacks since 2014 or any other complications. What has happened however is that at the beginning of this year (2019) he was officially diagnosed...

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I still worry about my adult children

I still worry about my adult children

I recently read an article that has made the rounds stating that it confirms parents still lose sleep about grown children. And I still worry about my adult children. I didn't read the article because I don't need a study to confirm this for me. I always worry about...

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Life Lessons from a boy named Lennon

Life Lessons from a boy named Lennon

There are always lessons to be learned in life if you are open to recognizing them and most importantly if you are willing to listen. My son Lennon has been changing people's lives, inspiring them and motivating them into being more present, to not take anything for...

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