How to make today count.

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(epic bike ride adventure posts with stories) Ever wonder how some days feel so epic, while others fail to inspire? Those are simply the ups and downs of life in general I suppose. Maybe a good day vs.a bad day has something to do with health challenges, finances, relationship dynamics, if you’ve learned something new…. […]

Relinquishing from the heart.

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Over the last couple of days, I was striving to ‘feel’ productive, but didn’t really know what to dig into. I just felt a general loss of direction, and knowing cleaning always triggers me into a really good zone, I ran with it. So I allowed my mind to wander and muse over what else […]

7 ways to motivate yourself into action

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Measuring for pilot holes, part of building a DIY reclaimed wood rustic crate with Apple Farm and Flower from Funky Junk's Old Sign Stencils

Dear me…  So… you booked a vacation, and now you can’t settle down and do anything else but mindfully pack! Can you relate? For most that book a future vacation, my guess is it brings them something to look forward to. For me, it has a different effect. My mind plays tricks on me and […]

How to figure out a selfish desire vs a true calling.

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As most of you know by now, I frequent the nearby trails via bike rides nearly on a daily basis. For the most part, it’s a way to get close to nature. I mean… it’s pretty! And then there’s the exercise bonus of course. While I’m not one of those trainer types, I do work […]

Make big things happen with this Dream BIG Journal list

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If you’ve followed my story over the past while, you’ll already know I took a couple of writing courses through Kim Klassen. These writing courses weren’t to become a novelist though… they were built to teach one how to journal in a way that would help us find our NEW, IMPROVED way. I’ve never been […]

Why the million little steps of a journey matter most

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Over the weekend, I got the hankering to wash the front of my house. The house was a mess. I let it go all year which I don’t normally do. The algae could be seen from the road of all things! However I also knew the effort it entailed. I’d have to climb a ladder […]

An epic Christmas bike ride thanks to changing traditions

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I think for the most part, most of us make Christmas plans, then we simply follow through. Then there are those that may tweak ‘the rules’ a little here or there…  maybe either to change things up to introduce some new traditions or because changing circumstances require it. Changing up Christmas traditions can be a […]

A 5-day journaling dream challenge that works

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Kim Klassen Write Now Journaling Challenge

As many of you know, I recently came back from a lovely hiatus in Maui. It was a long spell to heal up from some life changes. Once I got home, I was surprised to find myself in a state of what I referred to as Builder Grade Beige. I was neither happy nor sad. […]