Posted in December 2013

Opportunities to Fail

The funny thing about writing an anti-perfectionism blog is that there’s this expectation that you’ll be perfect at it. People expect that because I write about taking it easy on myself, about detachment, confidence, acceptance, etc., that I have all these things down pat. Well, I have to break it to you: I don’t. This … Continue reading


I’m slightly obsessed with happy people. And not just the momentary happiness that material things bring, but that deep down, genuine joy that meets you on the other side of darkness. I can’t get enough. I don’t know what happened or what went on behind closed doors, but I know that humble, authentic joy that … Continue reading

Freedom & Truth

The husband and I are GYSTing together again. This time, we’re cutting back on eating out. We’ve limited ourselves to just three times a week each, including the times we eat out together. Since I forgot about the challenge – and since I have little self-control when it comes to food – I’ve been done … Continue reading

GYST: How to Refocus

If we’re being honest here – as in, here, in this blog… and in life – can I just mention how far off track I get every now and then? I swear, I’m way too easily distracted, and sometimes downright lazy. And unfortunately, the past couple weeks have kind of been that way. Yes, I … Continue reading