New Year, Purposeful Goals

Happy New Year! I hope you had a wonderful Christmas and your year is off to a great start. Towards the end of December, I mentioned that I was feeling very overwhelmed. I had made a lot of major decisions in the Fall about the kind of life I want to live, but I had... Continue Reading →

Overwhelmed But Present

I've been feeling very overwhelmed for the past few weeks. Maybe even longer than that. I have a lot of items on my to-do list and I feel like I just can't get a good grasp on many of them. I'm doing a lot of things but I'm not doing them well, or as well... Continue Reading →

Intentional About Rest

I can't believe it's already December and the year is coming to an end! But, new month means a new wellness challenge. Before I get into all that, let's go back to last month. My wellness challenge for November was to practice gratitude, and I was particularly focused on being more grateful for the home... Continue Reading →

Gratitude and Contentment

Hello November! It's a new month and that means a new wellness challenge in my Happy Journal. My challenge last month was to knit every day. I did that successfully and enjoyed working on my projects a little bit each evening before heading to bed. My challenge for November is gratitude, specifically focused on home.... Continue Reading →

How To Print on Happy Planner Pages

I like to print lines in my planner pages because I can't write straight. The photo above is of my Happy Journal. It's a classic-sized Happy Planner that I use for wellness. That's mostly emotional wellness, and consists of journaling and practicing gratitude. It's featured in many posts on here and in videos on the... Continue Reading →

Intentional Happiness

I always look forward to setting up my Happy Journal each week. There is always some encouragement to be had, most times unintentional, and is exactly what I need as my week progresses. A couple weeks ago, I created a spread with black and white, pink, and gold foil stickers from the Happy Quotes sticker... Continue Reading →

Do Something Good Today

This week in my Happy Journal, I'm focused on physical wellness. This journal is used primarily for emotional wellness; for journaling my thoughts and choosing to stay positive by practicing gratitude. For my health, or physical wellness, I use a mini fitness planner. I use it to track nutrition, how I'm sleeping, exercise, etc. The... Continue Reading →

Do Hard Things

It has been a challenging week! That was an understatement. I had difficulty sleeping every single night this week. I had insomnia a couple nights where I woke around 2 AM and had trouble returning to sleep. When I did sleep, I would wake feeling like I didn't get any rest. These sleep issues are... Continue Reading →

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