Mindful Living Challenge – Being Accountable {Week Twelve}

"To be trusted is a greater compliment than to be loved." - George MacDonald There have been several situations in my life when I told someone I would do something, but then it completely slipped my mind.Sometimes, it was a simple task that didn't really matter if I forgot to do it. Other times, it… Continue reading Mindful Living Challenge – Being Accountable {Week Twelve}

Mindful Living Challenge – Listening To Understand {Week Eleven}

"Listen. People start to heal the moment they feel heard." - Cheryl Richardson While browsing online for potential topics to include in this challenge, I have ended up coming across some important life lessons that I'm excited to write about and share.One thing I've never thought much about being mindful of are the conversations we… Continue reading Mindful Living Challenge – Listening To Understand {Week Eleven}

Mindful Living Challenge – Avoiding Procrastination {Week Ten}

"Waiting is just delaying your desired result." - Kylie Francis Any time I have a project that I've been putting off working on for a long time, my automatic response to being reminded of it is, I'll do that another time. My closet is a prime example of this. It will take a lot of work… Continue reading Mindful Living Challenge – Avoiding Procrastination {Week Ten}

Mindful Living Challenge – Learning From Mistakes {Week Nine}

"Remember that life's greatest lessons are usually learned at the worst times and from the worst mistakes." - Unknown Having perfectionistic tendencies have held me back from learning a great many lessons in life. When I make a mistake, whether that's in cooking, driving, gaming, blogging, crafting, etc., I feel very poorly about myself. Instead… Continue reading Mindful Living Challenge – Learning From Mistakes {Week Nine}

Mindful Living Challenge – Ending Comparison {Week Eight}

"Admire others' beauty without questioning your own." - Unknown Have you ever looked at someone else's blog and instantly thought it looked better than yours? I do that all the time. We are so quick to compare ourselves to others. In nearly every situation we find ourselves in, there's comparing going on. We either think… Continue reading Mindful Living Challenge – Ending Comparison {Week Eight}

Mindful Living Challenge – Utilizing The Present {Week Seven}

"We waste so many days waiting for the weekend. So many nights wanting morning. Our lust for future comfort is the biggest thief of life." - Joshua Glenn Clark Recently, I decided that I want to begin living in the present moment. I cannot fix the past. I cannot predict the future. And it hurts… Continue reading Mindful Living Challenge – Utilizing The Present {Week Seven}

Mindful Living Challenge – Being A Patient Driver {Week Six}

"Have you ever noticed that anybody driving slower than you is an idiot, and anyone going faster than you is a maniac?" - George Carlin I am one out of the millions of drivers in the metro Atlanta area. That fact alone has exposed me to a LOT of different situations on the road in my nearly… Continue reading Mindful Living Challenge – Being A Patient Driver {Week Six}

Mindful Living Challenge – Giving Genuine Feedback {Week Five}

"There is something really powerful about people who are genuine." I absolutely love genuine people. When I share something that's on my heart with an individual and they light up in response, there's scarcely a better feeling in the world. When you know that someone else loves and cares about what you care about, there's magic in… Continue reading Mindful Living Challenge – Giving Genuine Feedback {Week Five}

Mindful Living Challenge – Maintaining Good Posture {Week Four}

"Posture has such a big impact on the way people perceive you." - Mary Helen Bowers Did you straighten your back when you read the title? (I know I did!) My dad's been reminding me to stand up straight since I was a little girl. I'd listen for a moment, straightening my back and lifting… Continue reading Mindful Living Challenge – Maintaining Good Posture {Week Four}

Mindful Living Challenge – Embracing Boredom {Week Three}

"Perhaps the world's second worst crime is boredom. The first is being a bore." - Unknown For a long time, I've struggled with staying occupied. I remember as a kid, I'd be hanging out in my room doing an activity or playing with toys, then suddenly I'd stop and feel like there was not a… Continue reading Mindful Living Challenge – Embracing Boredom {Week Three}

Mindful Living Challenge – Maintaining Eye Contact {Week Two}

"The people whose first instinct is to smile when you make eye contact with them are earth's greatest treasures." - Unknown The thing I always love the most about people are their eyes.People may have great hair, an amazing figure, shining white teeth, or the funniest laugh you've ever heard, but I have yet to… Continue reading Mindful Living Challenge – Maintaining Eye Contact {Week Two}

Mindful Living Challenge – Reducing Screen Time {Week One}

"Perhaps the most important thing we ever give each other is our attention." - Rachel Naomi Remen Early last month, I got some soap in my eye. Strange way to start a post, huh? Haha! But it's true, I tell you - I was just casually washing my face, and right into my eye the… Continue reading Mindful Living Challenge – Reducing Screen Time {Week One}