May Wrap-Up

"Your life does not get better by chance. It gets better by change."
Jim Rohn

I'm reformatting the way my monthly wrap-ups are structured again because (1) I think broader categories will be better, and (2) it's the kind of change that makes me feel creatively motivated. LET'S GO.

May Reads

Book 21:
"Where'd You Go, Bernadette" by Maria Semple
Plot: Bernadette doesn't exactly fit in. Her home has weeds growing through the floorboards, she avoids the other school moms, and she is so agoraphobic that most of her errands are run by a virtual assistant in India. This becomes particularly problematic when the time comes for her to go with her family to Antarctica, a trip she promised her daughter, Bee. Instead, Bernadette suddenly goes missing. By compiling emails, letters, and other various documents, Bee sets out to find her mother.

On Being Enough

I believe that nobody's perfect and I believe that there's always room for improvement. I believe in growth and striving to be the best person you can be. So I am always working on bettering myself.

But there are days when that notion strikes a different chord. Instead of feeling inspired or motivated, I feel discouraged, frustrated, and embarrassed. There's always room for improvement... so I'll never be quite good enough?

Finding Your Spark: Being A Creator And Bringing Ideas To Life

I decided to start the "Finding Your Spark" series to shine a light on different types of people who are following various paths – their OWN paths, whatever those may be. The whole idea is that there's no single way to live life and a person doesn't have to be "famous" to inspire others. These individuals have found what inspires them, motivates them, makes them happy. And they've run with it. Read all posts in this series here.

5 Ways To Fit Exercise
Into Your Day

I'm a believer that if you really want to exercise and get into shape, then it's not about finding time, it's about making time. Fortunately, that can be easier and more fun than you might think.

For times when you wanna work out but also don't, when you're struggling to muster up the motivation, here are five ways to fit it into your day.