The Ultimate Guide To Streamlining Daily Routines (Saving Your Sanity, Part 4)

This is the final post in a 4-part series on “Saving your sanity.” I post on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays (Thankfully, I wrote this post on Wednesday, since I'm home sick today.) You can give this (feverish) author a reason to smile if you subscribe for free via email (via the button at the top right.) *** What if you could get 1,575 hours worth of life experience distilled, for free? I worked as a live-in direct care assistant at L'Arche DC for two years. During that time, I averaged 6.5 house routines per week. (When people with intellectual disabilities...
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Uncomplicate, Or, Don’t Bake The Bread (Saving Your Sanity, Part 3)

This post is the 3rd in a 4-part series on “Saving your sanity.” The final post (Part 4) will focus on streamlining daily routines. My posting schedule is Monday, Wednesday, Friday; subscribe for free via email (via the box at the top right of this page) to get new posts straight to your inbox! *** A few months into my first 'tour of duty' at L'Arche DC, I shared the story of cooking my first L'Arche supper with a new assistant, Allison. I told her how intimidated I was by the idea of cooking for 17 people - the entire...
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5 Simplicity DIYs (You’ve Been Too Scared To Try)- Guest Post At

Good morning, all! Today I'm excited to have a guest post -- "Simplicity DIYs (you've been to scared to try)"-- at Courtney Carver's lovely site, Be More with Less:  life on purpose. Thank you, Courtney, for this opportunity! I happily redirect you there to read and get the goodness: 5 simplicity DIYs (you've been too scared to try) I'll note that simplicity isn't a usual 'focus topic' on A wish come clear. However, I believe it goes hand in hand with what I'm writing about here, and I'll likely post more on this topic in the future. Our relationship to...
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