Be Here Now: Tips for Living in the Moment

Be Here Now: Tips for Living in the Moment

I (Shannon) was tasked recently, at work, to create goals for 2021. The exercise was to break the goals down into bite size pieces, that help work towards meeting the specific goals overall. The work-related goals seemed easier for me to create and break down, but the section for personal goals was somewhat difficult. Creating… Read More »

Reckoning with Fall: My Past with Autumn Anxiety

Reckoning with Fall: My Past with Autumn Anxiety

I (Gerry) can remember as far back as my teens, autumn bringing on a little anxiety, that I may not have felt in the ensuing months of spring and summer. As a child, I always loved fall, and still do, but now I see it as coming with some difficulties, especially, if you are prone… Read More »

Minimalist Home Office

Minimalist Home Office

Working from home has become another one of those "new norm" topics. Since the pandemic ensued, we have become acclimated to working from home. With our recent move, I (Shannon) am the only one who needs a work from home space, but as a minimalist, I wanted the space to be fluid in our home,… Read More »

Missing Hugs

Missing Hugs

Tara Parker-Pope recently wrote an article for The New York Times called, “How to Hug During a Pandemic.” At first, it made me (Shannon) really sad, thinking about how we need to have rules and strategy on how to hug, but then, I realized, these precautions on the “new norm” hug, are necessary to fulfill… Read More »