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}