Musings

Rejecting Work-Life Balance

  We’ve all heard the term work-life balance, it’s something that most of us strive for. There’s an idea that if we end up “out-of-balance,” our life will be ruined and we’ll probably end up with a broken marriage, kids that hate us, high blood pressure, and we’ll wake up Read more…

By Thriving Erin, ago
Musings

Buying Happiness

  Money can’t buy happiness, but it can buy you the freedom to pursue what makes you happy.   Bad financial decisions can limit you, they can prevent you from pursuing those things that make you happy.   Financial freedom is not about reaching a certain income, and it’s not Read more…

By Thriving Erin, ago
Musings

Cross-Train for Risk

  Everybody wants to grow. When asked, we can almost all say something we want to get better at, some way we want to improve ourselves. Why then, do we so often settle for the status quo? Change is scary. There’s no denying that the risk involved with the unknown Read more…

By Thriving Erin, ago
Musings

An Exercise in Intention

  It sounds great to say, “I’m going to live more intentionally,” it speaks of purpose, direction, and clarity. But we cannot live intentionally, unless we plan intentionally.   Last weekend my husband and I set aside a day to refocus. We gave ourselves the room mentally and emotionally to Read more…

By Thriving Erin, ago
Musings

Stay Focused

Recently, while at work I was walking the long way around the building to go get my morning tea — a habit I had created to try and reach my daily steps goal. While walking, I remembered that I wasn’t wearing my activity tracker, I had left it at home Read more…

By Thriving Erin, ago
Musings

Thriving Intentionally

Have you ever felt like your life is just happening to you, like it’s passing you by and you’re just trying to keep up with how quickly it’s moving? This is how I used to feel and I always thought I was alone in feeling like that, but the more Read more…

By Thriving Erin, ago