Posts tagged October 2015
What Masks are You Wearing?

Tomorrow is Halloween (not exactly a news flash!) which, for a lot people, means putting on a costume and having a fun evening pretending to be someone they’re not.  Wearing different clothes and sliding a mask over your face (which could take the form of makeup instead of a traditional mask) makes you feel like you are someone else and it’s exciting, right?!

For one night, it’s nothing but pure fun and games.  But what about the other 364 days?  What masks are you wearing as you go about your day?

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Exploring Budapest, Hungary

Budapest, Hungary...a charming, vibrant, energetic city that captured my heart from the start and didn't let go.  We were a week into our travels when we arrived in Budapest.  It was a rainy evening and we were quite tired, but as I stepped off the train from Bratislava, Slovakia, I didn't realize that I was about to discover what would become my favorite European city.  

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Why You Need to Stop Comparing Yourself to Others

Comparing ourselves to others…we know we shouldn’t, but sometimes, we just can’t help ourselves.  It’s so commonplace, we even have a cliche for it ‘keeping up with the Jones’.  While it’s always been part of our human tendency, with the growth of social media over the past decade, I’d say it’s at an all time high.

And it really needs to stop.

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The Importance of Living a Balanced Life

Life is a balancing act.  I don’t think that’s news to anyone or particularly profound, but I do think it’s something we routinely forget as we try to navigate the busyness that defines our lives.  Add to that mix is a constant pressure to be a certain way or act a certain way and we create a life where we’re simply reacting instead of intentionally choosing our own path. 

We are complex beings that are constantly being pulled in many directions - work, family, friends, school, our own expectations, etc.  It’s hard to find balance in life, but we need it.

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September Faves & October Plans

It’s that time again, folks!  The first part of the month around here means checking in on how we’re doing on our monthly goals and setting some new ones for the month ahead.

You might be asking why I share these every month for all the world to see?  For starters it helps to keep me accountable!  But, for some reason, you guys seem to like taking a peek at what’s going on in my world, so I’m happy to oblige :).

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