Finding Time for Mindfulness and Making and Documenting Memories

With the holidays coming, time is going to be stretched even thinner than it usually is. I have started my new job and will hopefully be making money again. That being said, I am starting to get stressed about making money for bills and presents, as well as finding time to enjoy the season. I…

Creativity and Mindfulness

I love creativity. If I had more money and time, I would just play and create all day. With all this time of, you would think that I would have spent more time making things. That was actually one of my goals when I quit my job; take time to create and maybe even sell….

On Being Mindful

Today, I decided to take time to go to Kennebunk, ME and visit my nieces’ store. I love Maine. There is something about the Kennebunk area that just makes me happy, gives me this “fairytale” feeling. I would have to say that pretty much towns that are at the shore are places of  happiness and…

Life’s Frustrations and Stresses

As a busy mom of three a wife, and someone who works outside the home as well as a person who needs to do all the household chores we all have as an adult, life can get busy and frustrating. I am not alone in dealing with these stresses. Men and women, single and married, people…

Mindfulness In Times of Chaos

It is now two days post election, and without getting to political, our world has been changed. Neither side has been very nice or mature to the other. Yes, some people have been on the not so nice side  more than others, but in general, it has been a time of chaos, anger and sadness….

Journaling

As I sit and type this, I am listening to a podcast from Allyson Bright’s podcast regarding the suicide of her husband and how she dealt with the different things that go along with the death of a loved one, never mind when it’s death by suicide. This is a hard subject for me still,…

Creativity

When I think about my passions, the first thing that comes to mind is creativity.I think back to when I was a child and I loved making things. I am the daughter and the niece of ceramic artists. Even now, in my 40’s, I’ll have people my age or older comment how they remember doing…