Yep, I locked my cell phone in a safe for 24 hours

The search for a long-term solution to manage my cell phone usage Yep. I did it. I locked my phone in the safe for 24 hours this weekend. At this point, I am sure you are thinking. Why? After months of struggling with how to use my phone less, I decided that the only way… Continue reading Yep, I locked my cell phone in a safe for 24 hours

Why doing less is often more

It’s been awhile since I sat down to write a new article. Most of what I have posted lately have been timely re-posts of “old” content (AR is less than 1 year old). Now that my kids are in school, I *should* have all sorts of time on my hands. However, between picking up a… Continue reading Why doing less is often more

Pursuing your passion isn’t quite right – do this instead.

I just finished an incredible read in The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho. It is a small, brilliantly crafted fable, in which you follow the main character Santiago on his quest for a hidden treasure that he has literally just dreamt about. To pursue his “Personal Legend,” Santiago follows the omens as they lead him on… Continue reading Pursuing your passion isn’t quite right – do this instead.

Create life mantras and goals, to enjoy life and increase happiness

Using mantras and goals to keep you on track with what really matters. A few years ago, I started to create a Life Crafting notebook. It sounds important, but it was simply created using the Notes app on my phone to jot down things I wanted to remember to better my life. My Life Crafting… Continue reading Create life mantras and goals, to enjoy life and increase happiness