Check-in for October 2

I haven’t been the best about posting these here on time, but here’s my “weekly” update. LAST WEEK WINS Had a successful trip to Atlanta and had a great time spending a few days with my coworkers (and discovering how tall/ short they all are!). I also got some time to wander around on my…

Write it down: How I am building a second brain

I’ve been reading Tiago Forte’s Building a Second Brain and I’ve realized that this has been one of my primary projects for years now. Whether it’s a new productivity tool, a summary of a conference presentation, or a system for effective meeting notes, my second brain has been under construction for at least a couple…

September 13 Weekly(ish) Update

LAST WEEK I didn’t set any intentions because I was on vacation, but when I returned I got right back into my daily habits. I intentionally took the week of from focus sessions and memoir work, so I will give myself 💚 for the week. WINS Got through a weekend in North Idaho without over-drinking,…

Weekly check-in 8/29/22

It’s almost September! I will be in Idaho next weekend visiting family, so I will miss my check-in next week. Here’s my September plan and bird… LAST WEEK Get to an ending for the memoir (if not fully fleshed out) 💚 Beautiful mornings 7/7 💚 Focus session (15 min) 5/5 💚 Bedtime ritual 7/7 💚…

Weekly update: 8/8/22

Each week, I update my accountability group in the Fearless Living Academy with my intentions for the week, as well as an overview of how the past week went. I am going to start sharing here for even more public accountability! Key: ❤️ Not done/ needs love 💛 Partly done 💚 100% completed 💙 Did…

Weekly check-in: August 1, 2022

Each week, I update my accountability group in the Fearless Living Academy with my intentions for the week, as well as an overview of how the past week went. I am going to start sharing here for even more public accountability! Key: ❤️ Not done/ needs love 💛 Partly done 💚 100% completed 💙 Did…

Mid-year check-in

I launched this blog around the beginning of 2022, and while I am pleased with some of the content I’ve published, it is not really the blog that I want it to be. Why? I’m writing it as if I’m an expert trying to “monetize” or create professional clout in an area that I’m frankly…

How I plan healthy meals without losing my mind

Changing your diet can be a lot. I had fallen into some unhealthy eating habits in my forties, like stopping for cocktails and burgers on my way home from work, bingeing on chocotinis at the chocolate martini bar near my apartment, or just picking up greasy Thai food when I didn’t feel like cooking. I…

Why I stopped setting big goals

The bigger your goal, the less likely you are to achieve it. I think this is some kind of law of thermodynamics or immutable force of nature. Okay, maybe not. But it does feel true doesn’t it? Big, audacious goals just don’t seem to get done. Life happens. Plans change. You don’t find the time….