Living My Life On Purpose

As I write this, I’m sitting at my computer, listening to Yo Yo Ma’s Prelude from his Unaccompanied Cello Suite, feeling the breeze from my open windows and feeling completely, utterly, summerfied. The weather is beautiful. The birds are singing. And, I’ve been steeping in a steady brew of relaxation for about two weeks now. Life is good.

I’ve had such a good summer, and as I’ve been thinking through and preparing how I was going to wrap up my #LifeOnPurpose series, I also reflected on the amazing things I got to experience and learn throughout the process. I feel like my brain is on overdrive with thoughts and ideas, but I’ll try to reign it all in for this post so that it isn’t 5 million words long. (You’re welcome.) Continue reading “Living My Life On Purpose”

Top 10 Summer “Stay-Cation” Ideas

This week, my family embarked on a family stay-cation adventure. Each day, we did something different, fun and most importantly, local (or within a short drive).

As I’ve been working through my #LifeOnPurpose challenges, I’ve realized that part of being mindful and intentional is allowing myself to be entertained and find enjoyment in things that I might have overlooked or even turned my nose up in the past. Kids have a way of making you look at the things with new eyes because you don’t always have the time, energy or money to do the things that adventurous, single-adult you would do. Continue reading “Top 10 Summer “Stay-Cation” Ideas”

Healthful Hydration

Yesterday, I shared the details of my latest challenge that I’m undertaking. If you missed it, you can read about it here. But the general idea is that I’m taking the next fourty 39 days to work on being intentional. Each day, I want to take a break from routines, schedules, and busyness and simply be present in the moment and live more on purpose, and less on accident. Continue reading “Healthful Hydration”