A Ritual for tax time~

So let me give an example of something I still practice to this day. Spring cleaning time.  Yeah!  I had to purge old tax papers.  It’s a large project being a Realtor/Independent Contractor.  I keep everything, all receipts.  It didn’t help that I hadn’t done this for a few years.  So I always keep the… Continue reading A Ritual for tax time~

Making the Small Things Special~

  Someone once said, “There are two things to aim at in life: first, to get what you want; and, after that, enjoy it.  Only the wisest of mankind achieve the second. Small personal touches added to the things we do repeatedly create rituals that give these things a special twist.  The rituals can give… Continue reading Making the Small Things Special~

Taking the Ordinary and Making It Special

Thought of an example of this.  When I was in my twenties, we still wrote letters, sent birthday cards to people, etc.  I had a lot of stationary, but all/most of the envelopes were white.  So boring.  I had taken my water colors and painted the envelopes.  I would paint both sides, and write the… Continue reading Taking the Ordinary and Making It Special

A Pleasurable Way to Live~

To live a happy life, we need to make the things we do everyday, as beautiful as possible.  To take the ordinary and make it positive and extraordinary. In my work as a Realtor and Staging Professional, I have witnessed the 95 percent/5 percent, dilemma.  Which means people have a tendency to save 95 percent… Continue reading A Pleasurable Way to Live~