“Self-compassion is simply giving the same kindness to ourselves that we would give to others.” ~Christopher Germer

Don’t be a hero

Fatigue is a symptom experienced by 80% of people who have MS. High temperatures tend to make fatigue worse.  You can read more about it on the National Multiple Sclerosis Society’s website. It’s summer here in North America. The weather experts say that 2018 is on pace to […]

August 6 Writing Prompt

Jupiter Glow is the prompt provided by Putting My Feet in the Dirt After 10 minutes of free writing, I extracted this poem. I’ve seen the planet Jupiter in books It’s the fifth one from the sun It’s over there by Mars, just before Saturn It’s the biggest […]

Screenshot of a Happy Planner demo/tutorial

Planning Happily?

Artful Blogging is my favorite magazine. You’d think I’d buy it more often, or subscribe. I’m always inspired by the images and blogger stories in the magazine. Brittany Sherman of vavoomvintage.net was featured in the latest issue. She talked about using “batch blogging” to keep her content flowing. […]

Not so nice twin

What if I’m not the real me? What if I am the doppelganger who shows up at the places that I frequent and unnerves my friends? What if I’m doing crazy things to sabotage my life? I’ve never run into myself in the grocery store. Do I even […]