Bonus Post: Guest post on Kanelstrand

Bonus Post: Guest post on Kanelstrand

Kanelstrand is a wonderful blog that focuses on simple living, so I was absolutely thrilled to be asked to participate in a series of posts as part of the Simple Living Challenge. I spoke from the heart about my personal experience. The end result is probably my most honest post yet. You can read it here.

 Bonus Post: Guest post on Kanelstrand
Overcoming fear of uncertainty: Words from a recovering worry wart.

Overcoming fear of uncertainty: Words from a recovering worry wart.

For as long as I can remember I’ve been a worry wart. Not like I have an anxiety disorder kind, but worry wart none the less. When I was in grade school I was type-casted in the role of Tessie in Annie, the little girl forever going, “Oh my goodness, oh my goodness!”

I think my worrying is rooted in my ability to see the big picture. I look at every choice, every decision as sending me on some sort of far-reaching trajectory. Ripple effect and all that. Thus I’m a planner. I used to be the sort of 1 year, 3 year, 10 year planner.

Not anymore. [Read more...]