Eat honey, my son, because it is good -King Solomon The first written reference of honey was in 2100-2000 BC and it mentions honey's use as a drug and an ointment. It is hardly thought of this today, but that is something we ought to reconsider. In today's society the honey that is most [...]
IT'S OVER! I have officially made it through a month of no spending, and it feels so good! This month helped me become aware of my own patterns of thinking about spending and has brought some interesting habits to the surface for me to address. So let's get into it. Compulsion Shopping is a compulsion [...]
I’m very good at getting ahead of myself. I’ve found that it is easier to notice that you have not been present than noticing that you are not present. Perhaps this is the learning curve. Whatever the reason, my life flows when I am being present. When I am appreciating what I have, what is happening to me and around me my life seems to fall into place better than I could have wished for. It’s when I try to seize control that it slips away from me.
This past month I have been dealt a harsh reality. I have been entitled and arrogant in believing that others would find enjoyment or pride in my ability to pay my bills. During Christmas this year, my sister was home from college and talking about the good grades that she was getting. My parents and [...]