Category Archives: Stress

Paralysis

It’s not uncommon for me to be utterly immobilized by having Too Much to Do. There’s easily a list of 100 things I need to be doing right [..]

Mental Well-Being, Stress , , ,

Coconut Oil Review & A Giveaway!

Hi folks – For the last, oh, long time, I’ve been horribly remiss in posting much of anything useful here, as I’ve been hyper-focused elsewhere. Today, that changes. [..]

Baking, Food, Giveaway, Gluten-Free, Health, How-To, Personal Hygiene, Product Recommendations, Shopping, Stress, Sustainability, Tips , ,

Meal Planning

For years, I have foolishly resisted planning meals ahead of time. My inner three-year-old whined, “but what if I don’t want to have beef stew on Thursday?” Well, too [..]

Dietary Choices, Food, Household, Mental Well-Being, Product Recommendations, Stress, Tips , ,

Hiatus from the World

My retreat from society is very nearly over. When I came up to The Engineir’s family cottage on Lake Huron in mid-December, the sheer, vast expanse of four [..]

Holidays, Knitting, Mental Well-Being, Stress, Wildlife , , , ,

A Well-Intentioned Lie

So, hi. I know it’s been since spring that I wrote anything here, and for that I apologize. A few of you have left emails and comments asking [..]

Chickens, Cleaning Products, Community, Eggs, Failures, Food, Gardening, Goals, Habits, Household, Lifestyle, Local Farms, Mental Well-Being, Musing, Personal Responsibility, Planning, Stress, Sustainability, Toxins, Vegetarian , , ,

The Daily Mom

A few months ago, I started keeping a journal called The Daily Mom. Designed mainly to be a document for keeping dates and details straight, as well as [..]

Mental Well-Being, Mom, Stress ,

Landing

For about a decade, I’ve struggled with an inability to focus on things I’m not interested in, and an inability to remember things associated with that subject. Ask [..]

Allergies, Gluten-Free, Health, Mental Well-Being, Mom, Stress , ,

Realigning the Train Wreck

Despite the icy roads and temperatures of 10 yesterday evening, and despite not really feeling the yoga vibe, I went to class last night vaguely aware I would [..]

Fitness, Health, Mental Well-Being, Stress, Toxins , ,

The Power of Reinforcement

Folks, I have to thank everyone who sent me comments, emails and Facebook messages in response to my last post. Truly, I am honored and grateful for every [..]

Community, Lifestyle, Mental Well-Being, Musing, Stress

Autumnal Musings & Yearnings

I am conflicted. This comes as no surprise to anyone who has known me for, oh, three or four minutes. We’re going to ramble along together here, from [..]

Failures, Lifestyle, Mental Well-Being, Musing, Nature, Stress