Happiness, Learning

Bits and Bobs


Hello my friends! How was your week? I collected some fun things from around the internet this week. I hope there’s something here that you’ll enjoy.


Cactus flowersHave a beautiful weekend!

P.S. Check out my interview at My Home My Sanctuary as part of the new Wednesday’s Wonderful Women series.

Happiness, Mind, Nature

Flowing with the River

river with green trees

As I may have mentioned to you once before, after reading Finding Your North Star by Martha Beck I did a visualization exercise about my future life. I imagined myself in a light and airy home with big windows and pale wood floors. And this home was perched on the edge of a river. It wasn’t a place or a river that I recognized, so ever since I have been checking out all the rivers I pass, thinking: Could you be the one? Are you my river?

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Connect with self, Happiness, Learning, Mind, Try this at home

What’s Your Story?


tea and book by a window

Rethinking Your Personal Narrative

Have you ever noticed how two people can come from nearly identical situations, but tell completely different stories about their lives? Maybe they both survived a tragedy, but one is a victim and the other is a survivor. Maybe one is wise and uses her experience to help others, while the other hides away in fear. Same situation, different stories.

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The Stories We Tell Ourselves


Hello friends! A few of you who have been following me for a while may recognize this post. I wrote a version of this last year for another blog. I am resurrecting it here because I think the theme fits well with the topics I like to write about on Done and Left Undone. Plus, I think it’s a good story and worth repeating. I consider it to be a lesson in optimism and perspective. My apologizes for not providing original content today, but I am going to sneak off and use my time to write something new. 

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