Weekly Review – 2020-10-26

Weekly Review - 2020-10-26

Here are some things from the past week I’ve come across and felt were worth sharing. As always, feel free to leave a comment on the blog or on social media if you’d like to add to the discussion. And if you like what’s in here, please use one or more of those buttons at the bottom of the post to share with friends.

 

 

An easy way to crush your comfort zone

An easy way to crush your comfort zoneYour comfort zone will hold you back if you stand by and let it. You’ll see opportunities pass you by left and right. There are few things worse than looking back at your life and regretting not taking a chance because it made you feel uncomfortable. Don’t let your comfort zone control you – step outside of it. There’s really one trick to crushing your comfort zone.

Do things that make you feel uncomfortable:

 

I’m not suggesting that you rob a bank or do something illegal. Instead, pick something that you know you should do, but are reluctant to do because of fear. Some ideas:

Blaming others never helps you

Blaming others never helps youWho do you typically blame when something goes wrong? Do you accept responsibility or finds someone else to blame it on? Unfortunately, many people opt for blaming others rather than accepting responsibility. Yes, sometimes it really is someone else’s fault and they need to be held accountable. But when we are the ones that are responsible, shifting the blame to others is rarely the right thing to do.

We sometimes don’t have an objective view of the situation.

 

Weekly Review – 2020-10-12

Weekly Review - 2020-10-12

Here are some of the things from the past week that I’ve come across and felt were worth sharing. As always, feel free to leave a comment on the blog or on social media if you’d like to add to the discussion. And if you like what’s in here, please use one or more of those buttons at the bottom of the post to share with friends.

 

 

A Primer on Choosing a Generator

Whole house GeneratorLosing power is an inconvenience. Losing it for multiple days can become a real problem. My neighborhood recently recovered from another two-day power outage. As I shared in a prior post, I finally got fed up and got myself a generator. With COVID-19 limiting our options of what we can do outside of our homes, I figured it might be a good idea to revisit the subject. So in this post, I’ll share the research I did on the different options for generators, including pros, cons, and costs. I’ll also share what I went with and how it’s worked out.

Weekly Review – 2020-07-05

Weekly Review - 2020-07-05

Here are some of the things from the past week that I’ve come across and felt were worth sharing. As always, feel free to leave a comment on the blog or on social media if you’d like to add to the discussion. And if you like what’s in here, please use one or more of those buttons at the bottom of the post to share with friends.

 

 

Yesterday was Independence Day in the US. I hope everyone had a happy & safe 4th!

Six Tips to Help Deal With Depression and Anxiety

Photo by Kat Jayne from PexelsDepression and anxiety are some of the worst things we can experience. We all have a lot of good things in our lives, but depression acts like a carjacker by jumping in and speeding away with everything we should be joyful about.

We all get “the blues” from time to time where we’re just feeling off.  If you’ve had days when you don’t want to get out of bed or don’t want to face the world,  then you may have struggled with depression.