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How to Say "No": Start by Saying "Yes"

Do you have a hard time saying “no” to people and opportunities? Many of us slog through each day with the mud of too many commitments sucking us down. 679 more words



There are so many things I want to do in life, there are even more things that I want to do right this minute. To name a few: finish this Associates degree in Art History, apply to and complete a masters program for Forensic Psychology (which will hopefully lead to a new career, possibly my dream job), read more (for entertainment and for self-improvement), write more, work on some graphic art, take more photos, have more photo shoots, and most of all, study my Bible a lot more I get so overwhelmed with all of these things that I want to do, all of these things that I want to accomplish that it mentally burns me out and I end up watching another episode of Criminal Minds on Netflix. 501 more words

Life Happens


I am still alive.

I know I said I would write every single day for a year, but that has proven to be an impossible task to juggle on top of all the other things I want to do. 70 more words

Finding the Time

Natalie is a busy mum of 3 from Melbourne and spends most of her time taking care of her family. In her spare time she shares her experiences of discovering the benefits of slowing down the busy-ness that is life and learning more about the things that are most important. 823 more words

Mental Health

What Busy Looks Like in Your 20's

I had the privilege of writing this for Crossroads Professional Counseling‘s site last week.

Work, friends, appointments, school, birthdays, significant others, family gatherings, church, grocery shopping. 1,309 more words


Too Little Butter Spread Over Too Much Bread

So, this is what happened.

Yesterday was wonderful.

I woke up, tired, but ready for the day to begin. I’d realized over the weekend that taking the internship, adding extra classes, and on top of all that trying to do a million other things had been a very irresponsible and not-so-smart decision on my part. 2,740 more words


This evening I settle down to read, and then to sleep.

But my mind is restless, active, thoughts crashing in on one another. Everything is interrupting everything else. 371 more words