choosing your reaction

Something I’ve been working on lately has been choosing better reactions to everyday issues and problems. Turns out that’s like… really hard. One of my favorite people, Stephen Covey, says: “Our behavior is a function of our decisions, not our conditions…. The ability to subordinate an impulse to a value is the essence of the […]

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LauraFebruary 21, 2014 - 11:56 pm

I love your posts, they’re very inspiring. Thanks for sharing your thoughts.

MonicaFebruary 25, 2014 - 9:55 am

I agree, Kristin. I love how your posts make me think. I as well have been thinking about something along these lines lately. It is all about choice and control, which can be hard at times!

Great post.

2014 goals

I’ve decided to keep it simple with my goals for this year. Here they are: Know God Love Kenny Work hard Be happy I’m probably breaking all the goal-setting rules out there with these non-specific, non-measurable goals that don’t have a time frame and can’t really ever be crossed off as completed. But as I […]

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2013 Goals Wrap-Up

Inspired by Erin Loechner’s “non-goals” from a couple years ago, a letter to myself seemed like a good way to wrap up my 2013 goals and give myself credit for what I accomplished, rather than jumping right into new stuff I want to fix about myself. I hope writing to myself doesn’t make me sound […]

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Tara SiddowayJanuary 25, 2014 - 7:29 am

I am so sad we didn’t get to see you while you were in Utah! But life is busy. I love this letter you wrote to yourself. And even though I don’t comment all the time, I love reading your posts. You are really inspiring and I hope that this year will be a great year for you!