Mimetic desire

This phrase is something I heard at a talk I recently went to. The context it was used in had to do with how Asian spices were thought of such luxuries in Europe (before colonization, etc.). The demand existed because people viewed them with desire and thus they were considered exotic.  "Mimetic desire' refers to... Continue Reading →

To enjoy the most mundane.

Week 5- March Mindfulness Here we are again, in the last week of another month. Seriously, this 'Journey through 30' makes the year go by faster! Just goes to show how spending only 30 days on something does not seem like enough! Quick recap-  this month I focused on mindfulness. It has been an attempt... Continue Reading →

March Mindfulness- Let’s Dance!

Did your team get invited to dance? I know, sorry for all of the March Madness references here...there's nothing remotely related to basketball in this post... Here's to hoping that your team made it to the Sweet 16... (mine did not, sadly, and I am thankful that I didn't bother to create a bracket this... Continue Reading →

Madness ensued..

March Mindfulness continued... Life is a little crazy right now. Things are up in the air. Looming over my head. I don't know how or where life will take us in the coming months. (I know, it sounds so doom and gloom over here...) Seriously, when I was thinking of doing the mindfulness-thing for the... Continue Reading →

March Mindfulness

Be Mindful You, know, like March Madness? But, a little bit more calm? Perhaps, a little less yelling at your Sweet 16 team in the running? Okay, it's only the first of March, so maybe I should save some of the jokes for the next few weeks? While wrapping up the last month (project- self... Continue Reading →

Recapping the month of the heart

It's a funny thing about time. When we're trying to hold on and take it slow, the year seems to just zoom by! I can't believe that we're already approaching March! Stay tuned for next week's post- the theme will be mindfulness! Self-Love-ruary    I know, that was cheesy... but the month of love just... Continue Reading →

all of the love.

Well, yesterday was Valentine's day. I'm sure many of you celebrated the day- flowers, fancy dinner, got all dressed up, etc. Last night I had a slightly different day. The hubby and I have been together now for 9 V-days. With all that's been going on in our lives, we just didn't seem to want... Continue Reading →

Barrels of Feelings

February, the month of self-love~ This month's project has been all about self-love. I gave myself one main task this month- to focus on writing down two positive 'self-love' thoughts every day. And, just a heads up, THIS IS NOT EASY! Every night, I look back on the day and do a quick analysis... I... Continue Reading →

Blog at WordPress.com.

Up ↑