40 Days Lighter – Day 29: All it took was one choice…

These days I find myself repeatedly looking at my life with almost disbelief. In an incredibly short period of time, my life has changed in ways that I have struggled to make happen for years, to no avail. I began asking myself why I was unsuccessful all those times before and I came to one … Continue reading 40 Days Lighter – Day 29: All it took was one choice…

40 Days Lighter – Day 17: Is It in the Right Pile?

In my efforts to declutter my closet and dresser, I have repeatedly come across items that I was, at first, either sure I wanted to keep, or I was seriously considering throwing out. This internal wrestling with myself became cumbersome, so I followed the instructions of decluttering expert Marie Kondo, and simply pulled everything out … Continue reading 40 Days Lighter – Day 17: Is It in the Right Pile?

40 Days Lighter: My Journey through 40 Days of Decluttering

I was recently inspired by a Facebook post from a friend sharing a link to participate in 40 Bags in 40 Days, a challenge that asks participants to declutter their homes, work spaces, email inboxes, among a host of other "non-stuff" ways to declutter and incorporate healthy, beneficial habits. The challenge is aligned with the … Continue reading 40 Days Lighter: My Journey through 40 Days of Decluttering

The Fog Has Lifted

   "I can't see the trees and branches!" My four-year-old son exclaimed on our way to drop him off at school, convinced that there was something wrong with his eyes as he attempted to see through the nebulous fog surrounding the car. He became increasingly concerned when he realized that he couldn't even see the … Continue reading The Fog Has Lifted