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Day 3: Clutter-Free Forever! – The Joy Scale


Because it’s so important and because I tend to lose sight of it, I’ve added the “Joy Scale” I use to rate my daily activity.

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March 12, 2015 · 6:59 pm

Day 14: Radical Forgiveness – One more thing


I’m still feeling tentative about this process. It’s a new habit and it feels fragile. Like my new won sense of peace and equilibrium could easily be upset. It feels like the crystals are just beginning to form and it wouldn’t take much to dissolve those little buds.

That’s why it’s important to keep doing this for 30 days and not stop today after an initial success.

There’s also a certain amount of comport and reassurance knowing that this process is always available. I feel more willing to take emotional risks than before knowing that one bad experience won’t send me spinning into “victim rumination mode.”

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December 17, 2014 · 6:12 pm

Day 8: Kicking the Online Shopping Habit

My post of perfectionism was exactly joyful but sometimes I need to look at the things that are making it hard to be joyful to have more joy.

One joyful, happy thing I want to mention: one awesome benefit from not shopping online is that I don’t dread paying my credit card bills. Usually I feel a little pang of dread and guilt when I have a new credit card statement. Today I felt a sense of gratitude and relief because I no longer have to worry (Omigod I bought so much stuff last month, can I pay the full amount?)

Nuff said.

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November 17, 2014 · 5:26 pm