Category Archives: Life

Do You Have Too Much on Your Plate?

Life is a buffet and I've got too much on my plate.

Life is a buffet and I’ve got too much on my plate. (Can you relate?)

No one loaded my plate up for me, I did this to myself. I wanted a little bit of this, a little bit of that… oh! this looks good too… I wonder if I’ll like that? I’ll try a bit and see… I’m not sure if I really want this but so many other people are enjoying it so I’ll give it a try… and maybe just a bit of that… and oh! here are the desserts!  Continue reading Do You Have Too Much on Your Plate?

Confessions of a Perfectionist

Confessions of a Perfectionist

Hi, my name is Jilienne, and I’m a perfectionist.  A recovering perfectionist!  Realizing you have a problem is the first step, right?  I’ve identified this personal issue before (see my very first blog post) but I’m still working on it.  Apparently this isn’t something you can just “get over.”  I’ve been diving into the psychology of the subject, trying to get to the root of the issue and hopefully eliminate it. I’m still in the middle of that process but I know I’m not the only one who struggles with this so I’ve decided to confess some of the things I’ve realized about the Perfectionist aspect of myself in the hopes that it will inspire some “ah ha!” moments of clarity or compassion… Continue reading Confessions of a Perfectionist

What do you want to do with your life?

What do you want to do with your life? What is your dream job?

 

This is basically the adult version of “What do you want to do when you grow up?” except that when we answer it as children it tends to be more pure, free of all conflicting thoughts like “but how can I possibly make money doing that?” or “what will so-and-so think of me if I do that?”  When you answer it as a child your dream job is fueled by passion.  Continue reading What do you want to do with your life?

Lessons Learned from the Hay House World Summit

If you’ve read a bit of my blog, you’ve probably figured out that I’m a fan of Hay House.  I listen to Hay House Radio on my commute to and from work each day (the only reason I’ve found to be grateful for the hour long drive each way) and this is the second year in a row I’ve had the pleasure of listening to the Hay House World Summit. Continue reading Lessons Learned from the Hay House World Summit