“Five things” is a now a newsletter!

My weekly post, “Five things for the week”, is turning into a weekly email newsletter. Each week I’ll choose five thoughts and/or updates on topics and events to share. My hope is that this format of sharing will be less scattered than my Twitter rants. And I much prefer the email newsletter format over postingContinue reading ““Five things” is a now a newsletter!”

Five things for the week

Self-Care Sundays I’m increasingly creating a routine that ends up with Sunday’s focus on my own rest, healing, health, and overall mental state in preparation for the coming week. This comes in the form of things like Personal grooming Spending the mornings reading and writing Eating without guilt, yet still healthy and in moderation PlayingContinue reading “Five things for the week”

Five things for the week

1. Balance I work from home and I love it. It’s definitely a privilege that I try not to take for granted. Like many remote workers, I do struggle with “clocking out”. I sometimes feel guilty for even stepping away from my desk during business hours. As the time passes, I am getting more comfortableContinue reading “Five things for the week”

Five things for the week

1. Vegetables There is a simmering movement towards eating more plant-based foods and we are not exempt from this. I love meat but, lately I find myself craving more vegetable-heavy plates and recipes. I’m not sure what has started this. As a result, I find myself learning new recipes and cooking methods. Though, I stillContinue reading “Five things for the week”

Five Things for the Week

1. Health Around Wednesday afternoon I started feeling… “off”. It wasn’t until later that I realized I was running a fever. That was also when the coughing fits started to happen. This lasted until Friday afternoon, where even the occasional coughing fit still snuck its way in. I used two sick days for work (ThursdayContinue reading “Five Things for the Week”

Five things for the week

No resolutions for 2019. No projects, writing or photographic. No defined things to change, do, or observe. Just another year, intentionally. I need 2019 to be my “recalibration” year. A year where I can just “be” without expectations. 2018 was difficult. It wasn’t, when compared to others’ 2018 anything remote to “difficult” but, for me?Continue reading “Five things for the week”

Five things for the week

The lingering smoke, from the Camp Fire, caught up to me, putting me out of commission on Thursday and Friday.  Scratchy throat and itchy eyes, to say the least. The perspective? This is minor compared to what the fire victims are going through.  I’ve touched on this before but, my work is trending away fromContinue reading “Five things for the week”