October week 5 – Nanowrimo

October week 5 – Nanowrimo

Are you ready for this week? With Halloween on Thursday and Dia de Muertos/Day of the Dead on Friday, we have a lot of fun celebrations happening now. There’s no prep work needed for this week’s prompts, so you can focus on whatever prep work you might...
Your best memories

Your best memories

Today we are going to create a “Happiness Now!” list in our private journals, whether that be in our comfort drawers or in notes on our phones. Our brains have this icky habit of making it easier to remember bad things than good things. Take some time...
Daily gratitude

Daily gratitude

If you do not have a daily gratitude practice, this is a good time to start. You can do a moment, or five minutes. You can write, or just pause and reflect. You can do this in the morning, or just before bed, or when a designated timer goes off on your phone. But try...
Pen pal

Pen pal

See if you can entice your partner or at least one of your children to be your pen pal. Start a light-hearted written conversation by leaving a note pad or a single page somewhere it will be easily found by the recipient, such as under his pillow or with his favorite...
Teach children their family history

Teach children their family history

Take some time today to teach children about their family history. Or, if there are no kids around, take some time to ponder on this yourself. If you’ve already been bitten by the ancestry bug, you know what to do. If not, there’s never been an easier time...
Pursuit of Happiness

Pursuit of Happiness

Consider the words “pursuit of happiness” and ponder what those words mean to you. Do not be concerned about the dictionary definition of those words, or what those words may have meant in the year 1776. Just think about what the pursuit of happiness looks like for...