“It is not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood; who strives valiantly; who […]
If you follow me on Instagram, you have witnessed my small collection of gel pens, Stabilo Boss markers, and Washi tape. You’ve seen my quest to find my emotional support unicorn, Vito. This has led some folks to ask if I’ve abandoned minimalism as a philosophy. It’s a fair question. It’s also an opportunity to […]
Today’s act of self-care has been to start a bullet journal. I’m not migrating to a new book, but just moving forward in my existing journal. One of the strengths of the bullet journal format is that you can start where and when you are. It’s flexible, so you can try things, add things, and […]
The inability to sleep has always been an issue for me. I don’t call it insomnia because it’s not a condition that exists on its own. My chronic pain issues make it difficult for me to get comfortable. There are digestive problems that wake me up. I suffer from hypervigilance, which means that every unusual […]
In this episode, Katie and Berin talk about aging. They discuss generational contexts and experience, the social issues of getting old, and of course, their various aches and pains. Get off my lawn!
In this episode Katie and Berin talk about the importance of coffee breaks, defining boundaries between work and life, and the differences between Finnish and American work environments.
In this episode, Katie and Berin talk about being excited for autumn and the Long Dark, dealing with depression, and shutting out distractions.