At the end of the day, resilience is built upon people who are happy and healthy, so I have one final task for you today. Go and spend the day with the people you love, doing the things you love. Build relationships, make memories, and lean into each other as you work to become more … Continue reading The Foundation of Resilience
Photo by rawpixel.com on Pexels.com So many people think that they don't have the time to make an emergency plan, and they would all be wrong! It doesn't take forever, heck you can do it in less time than it takes to watch an episode of, well, anything! So, instead of reading a lengthy post, … Continue reading What Are You Waiting For? THIS Is your Invitation
As I've moved deeper into my career, one of the things that I've found is that I keep expanding my work quantity to fill the hours I have available. I've started to buy into the idea that my value is measured in the amount of work I do, and how "Busy" I appear to be. … Continue reading Trying to Become Un-Busy
There's a lot of work that goes into running a business like mine, especially while I'm also working full-time and a husband/father. Let's be clear, family comes first for me, which is why I need my websites (yes, I have more than one) to be as easy to update and maintain as possible. I use … Continue reading Running my Business
Photo by Jorge Zapata on Pexels.com No, not that kind. Well...yes, consistency is incredibly important for pasta, and baking in general, but that's not the consistency I'm talking about. The consistency I'm talking about is the discipline to do the important things day after day, no matter how mundane and repetitive they feel. More importantly … Continue reading Consistency is Key
Photo by bruce mars on Pexels.com Some of you may have noticed that my regular Tuesday/Thursday/Saturday posting schedule seems to have fallen off the tracks this week. Have no fear, it's moving week here! We're in the process of moving house so my free time for reading and writing has dwindled significantly over the past … Continue reading I’m pooped!
As part of my belief in being open and transparent about what I'm doing and how I'm doing with the financial end of my electronic life, I've decided to incorporate a little bit of transparency by showing you exactly what my work has earned me. Right now, I'm doing it quarterly, mainly because monthly just … Continue reading Transparency – 2019 Q1
Like many people, I'm participating in Earth Hour tonight. I'm sitting in the dark as I write this, doing my token bit to chip in. And, I really do mean token bit. There are no grand gestures here. The device that I'm writing this on will still consume just as much energy when I plug … Continue reading Earth…Hour?
Photo by Pixabay on Pexels.com One of my core beliefs is that if something is worth doing, it is worth doing right...the first time. As a result, I sometimes struggle with my self-imposed deadlines for having posts up, as I talked about in an earlier post. I'm not a believer in posting just for the … Continue reading High Quality
It would be really easy for me to only post the really good stuff on here. I could rave about work that I'm doing, upcoming events, plans, programs, and all sorts of stuff. But that wouldn't be honest. And that's not the way I do things. When I started in emergency services years ago, I … Continue reading Sunday Night Life