Side Effects and Gratitude

This is one of those mornings where I’m up so early my night-owl soul is dying inside. I barely got a wink of sleep. My legs hurt all night and my girlfriend’s cat decided to appear and disappear in 1 hour intervals starting at midnight. Guess who he wanted to cuddle with? My legs have […]

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On being a grad student (with chronic illness)

I’ve been sort of pondering about what this blog should ultimately be. It seems superficial to have it just be about planners and other crafts because although those are my biggest hobbies, I feel like I also want to share the person who’s behind all of that as well. Maybe that’s not the best marketing […]

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What are you planning for, anyway?

How your weekly spread can help you achieve your dreams Do you ever get the feeling, as you’re filling out your to-do lists, trackers, dot-journals, and inspirational quotes for the week, that you’re really only tackling what’s directly in front of you? Do you feel that, despite meticulously planning day after day after day, your […]

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Grateful Sunday|What Lies Beyond Fear

Originally posted on The Richness of a Simple Life:
This week I’m grateful for the right words at the right time. I recently read a comment on a YouTube video that wasn’t intended for me but empowered me just the same. The commenter said that if someone?has a positive and important message to spread, it…

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Inspirational Songs (Part 2)

This next song is one I’ve been loving for a few months now. It’s called “Impossible Is Nothing” by Iggy Azalea. Think what you will about the woman herself, but if you’re looking for inspiration give the song a try. It doesn’t hurt to know Iggy’s story – she grew up in Australia (possibly in […]

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My new personal record

Ugh, it’s been a busy week, but somehow it seems to be taking an eternity to pass! I wanted to update you guys on my recent runs, including the one last Wednesday where I made my own personal record! I jogged 2.01 miles in 32.38 minutes, which is way faster than anything I’ve done before!

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