Last weekend, I went backpacking and was haunted by the trees. On Monday, I started writing another creepy tale. Click for the photos that inspired me!
How You Can Make Racism Unacceptable
Racism is systemic. We have to root it out from our personal, social groups and make it unacceptable. Click to find out how you can make George Floyd's legacy last beyond legislation and peaceful protests.
How to Motivate Like a Badass!
Are the days blurring together? I had to ask my husband what day it was since my fitness watch only shows the date. You finally have time to get that long list of projects accomplished, but all you do is click from one news source to another? Can't motivate? Join the vast majority. Don't worry!... Continue Reading →
Time to Let Go!
I'm a super positive person, but even I occasionally find myself in a negative loop after an event that doesn't go so well. That's part of being human, right? Maybe not. I found two articles and simple techniques that have helped me to leave negativity behind for good. A few years ago, I attended a... Continue Reading →
My 2020 WOTY and How to Get Featured!
Happy New Year! Have you picked a WOTY? It's a Word Of The Year chosen as a reminder to work toward a goal, several goals, or a life change. If you pick a word of the year, you could get featured here on the Wild Ride! You may have made a list of New Year's... Continue Reading →
Beat the Holiday Blues with The Blessed Projects!
I feel so blessed this year, especially since several of my blogger friends joined me in writing a Blessed Project. Want to beat the holiday blues? Click on a few links. They are amazing! I found The Blessed Project to be a wonderful exercise in gratitude. The year goes by pretty dang fast, but the... Continue Reading →
15 Easy Bullet Journal Ideas to Organize and Meet Your Goals!
I made tons of progress towards my goals with a bullet journal until I bought lined post-it notes. Mistakes were made. Soon blue lined notes were stuck everywhere. So I'm back. I created a brand new bullet journal list and improved on the old one. I've already used it for half a day and can... Continue Reading →
12 Ideas for Hygge Moments and Simple Pleasures
Looking for ways to enjoy some hygge moments and simple pleasures before the snow flies? I am and came up with 12 you can enjoy today. What the heck is hygge? It's not a hip new drink or crazy dance move. It's the Danish word for slowing down to enjoy cozy and special moments. Note... Continue Reading →
How to Beat Mid-Afternoon Slump
Everyone has been hit by mid-afternoon slump but most don't know how to beat it. Yesterday my body experienced a perfect storm of exhaustion; a few sleepless nights and a food coma crash after lunch while a low-pressure system with unsettled weather rolled in. Super sleepy, my heavy head slumped. I had so much to... Continue Reading →
10 Reasons Why a Challenge is Worth the Whiplash
As we get into our comfort zone of routine, we challenge ourselves less and less. I took on a challenge last weekend and learned why facing fear and abject humiliation is important for personal growth. I still have a lot of growing up to do. Ask anyone! I've been a skier since the seventh grade.... Continue Reading →