Moving Beyond Suffering

Beautiful State V. Suffering I was recently listening to an old Tim Ferriss Show Podcast, which featured Tony Robbins. During the podcast, Tony and Tim discuss the two states of being; A beautiful state and suffering. During our lives we are in one or the other. One cannot be suffering just a little bit, but... Continue Reading →

Book Review: Own the Day, Own Your Life

Have you ever thought about your perfect day? Not the dream day when you are sitting on a beach sipping cocktails without a care in the world, but a realistic perfect day. What i'm talking about is the perfect day, that you planned out, that you perfectly owned. That's what Own the Day, Own Your... Continue Reading →

Expectations Vs. Reality

I have been struggling with this month's happiness project. When I chose this months project, parenting, I envisioned reading some books, listening to podcasts, and experiencing a total family transformation. I pictured asking my girls to clean their rooms and them skipping away while singing the clean up song. I pictured them happily eating vegetables... Continue Reading →

Happiness High Standards

I watched another TED Talk. One thing I love about a TED Talk is that because they are short, you can get a lot of information in a small amount of time. I generally watch them while I do my makeup in the mornings, and it's a great way to utilize NET time (No Extra... Continue Reading →

Everything is Loud

I have officially had my hearing aids for two weeks now, and it has been interesting; let's start from the beginning. First off, hearing aids are expensive, and because part of my Happiness Project has been managing finances, I knew that when I was told I would need hearing aids, that the finances of it would... Continue Reading →

Book Review: The Four Tendencies

I first heard about the Four Tendencies during a Tim Ferris podcast, and Gretchen Rubin was the guest. On the podcast and in the book she describes a friend who was on the track team in high school and never missed a practice; however in her friends adult life she cannot make herself stick to... Continue Reading →

Self-Deprecation and Discomfort

I recently started the Beach Body 80 Day Obsession workout plan, in conjunction with my Advocare One80. I was finishing my Leg Day work out, sucking wind and pushing myself while my husband was watching the girls, and trying to occupy them so I could concentrate on a workout that was kicking my @$$. He... Continue Reading →

Principles: What Guides You?

Back in November I bought my husband a copy of Principles by Ray Dalio. Honestly, I didn’t know much about Dalio, and only knew that he was a hedge fund manager and that his book was a top read for anyone in business. As my husband and I are both trying to read more, for... Continue Reading →

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