Why We Overplan: Letting Go Of Overplanning in Real Life

Let go of overplanning!

‘A good traveler has no fixed plans, and is not intent on arriving.’ ~Lao Tzu There is something about my mind, and many people’s minds, that is overly optimistic. We think we can do so much each day, and so we overplan. We fill our plans with so much, confident we can do it all, […]

Joy Is Peace With Wings


I love that my friend Teri calls me the Joy Lady. I don’t think she could give me a nicer compliment than that. To me joy is a reverent state of being. It goes beyond peace. I like to say that joy is peace with wings. Peace is nice. But joy… joy soars (think of […]

The Three Essentials of Optimism


Becoming optimistic is a journey and one that is worth taking. As we get older, we realize how important optimism is to our well-being. When we are around people who seem to fall low on the optimistic scale — we can feel our energy drain and irritation set in — this is a signal to […]