Unexpected Obstacles and Spoiled Life Plans My partner and I have struggled during 2020 and 2021. We have faced obstacles we could never imagine. Long-distance… Read More »An Extraordinary Life On An Ordinary Income Pt. 2: Struggling With the Ordinary
Structure and Flexibility In My Personal Life
There are a few different ways that I add structure and flexibility into my daily habits. The daily outline I made up for myself has ample downtime as well. Time for work, socializing, my relationships, and fun are all considered. It is not a “schedule.” This outline allows me to be more open to changes in my daily life.
I also use a certain vocabulary with myself to stay on track of progress. For example, I have an eating plan rather than a diet. I use a spending plan instead of a budget. The path to retirement is a journey, not a plan. My career is a path, rather than a ladder. My mindset is that of a student, always growing and learning. Practicing mindfulness meditation rather than trying to not think or stop thoughts, is how I meditate.Read More »Adding Structure and Flexibility Into Goals, Routines, & Systems
Self-Care and Mental Health
Self-care is being talked about a lot these days. With the addition of people being more open about their mental health issues, the topic of self-care comes up frequently. Several members of my Twitter circle have mentioned ADHD, my best friend has a blog about Bipolar and I’m open and honest with people about my anxiety.Read More »How I Add Self-Care into My Spending Plan and Routines