It is easy to get bogged down by our day to day lives. We work, study, clean, cook, eat, exercise, see family or friends, shop and go to sleep. Our lives can become so routine that we forget to take the time to have a good laugh. Laughter heals broken hearts, it soothes our pain… Continue reading Moxie Monday: Laughter Is The Best Medicine
Life has gotten busy over the last few months. I have been working in our businesses, completing projects, working on a rental house, traveling and in the midst of it all still trying my best to keep a routine. I have absolutely failed at keeping any kind of routine lately. As I am typing this… Continue reading Moxie Monday: Everyday Routine
This topic is similar to my last post about rest. Rest is a the first step to recharging. I see them as two separate things but they pair amazingly together. We cannot recharge without rest but we do have to start resting before we can fully recharge. Like electronics, sometimes we run out of energy… Continue reading Moxie Monday: Recharge
It cannot be stressed enough, rest is highly important in life. I would say that the last year has been one of learning for me in the area of rest. I have always thought that rest was for people that were sick or that it was a weakness. Rest actually gives us strength and I… Continue reading Moxie Monday: Rest
Many times we confuse happiness with joy. I never even noticed that they were two different things. I used the descriptive words interchangeably. If you have thought the way that I used to please consider this new way of thinking. Happiness can be fleeting and joy is sustainable. Happiness is like buying a new computer.… Continue reading Moxie Monday: Happiness Versus Joy
You know what is better than doing something nice for yourself, doing something incredible for another. If you want to understand pure and long lasting joy, do an amazing act of kindness for another human being. In the past I have purchased nice things for myself and it felt great. The happiness that I experienced… Continue reading Moxie Monday: Do For Others
Just because something doesn't go well doesn't mean your whole day is ruined. As I explained in my previous blog post, sometimes we plan things out perfectly and yet still things can go wrong. We planned a day of cutting wood for winter and both of our chainsaws stopped working. I had a job interview… Continue reading Moxie Monday:One Moment Doesn’t Equate To Your Whole Day.
Sometimes life throws us some strange curveballs. Have you ever gone on a trip and nothing seems to go right? Go to a job interview feeling stellar and find out you didn't get it? Try to get a project done only to find that it can't be finished because you are missing one part? There… Continue reading Moxie Monday: Why Didn’t It Work Out?
As I am writing out this post I am enjoying being back at my home after a month in Canada and Alaska. I am in a great mood but just a little worn out from our trip. When my mood is high or low I always have a few tips and tricks to boost my… Continue reading Moxie Monday: Boost Your Mood
A life of adventure is far more exciting than one that is typical. In the last four years I have been lived a highly blessed life that has allowed me several adventures and some incredible memories. Here is a list of things that I have done recently. Certified to scuba dive. My sister in law… Continue reading Moxie Monday: A Life Of Adventure