Don’t sweat the small stuff

the school of renovating

Someone failed to explain to me when I decided to start my blog about renovating that I would suddenly not have the time to blog because I’d be too busy doing the thing I was supposed to be writing about!

Between renovating and managing a crazy work schedule our social lives have disappeared into dust (perhaps that’s why there’s so much of it on my floor!) and the renovating itself has becoming an all encompassing being which invades my personal life, dinner conversations and relationship! However, every story has an end! And we are quickly approaching a foreseeable end – for the bathroom and laundry at least!

In recent weeks, walls were installed and tiles laid so it’s been all systems go on the exciting times but not without a hiccup or two.

So, I took a week off work after the walls went up to open the house for…

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The 100 Day Project

We are often overwhelmed when we think of all we want to accomplish in life. It’s why I think the idea of a 100 Day Project makes sense.

It would allow us time to focus and build on one task rather getting paralysed by the need to do hundred things, and accomplishing hardly anything, as we get distracted and dejected along the way.

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A hundred days! I can recall the questions that raced through my mind before I decided to jump in: Can I handle it? Will I push through when my schedule is jammed? Will I share even when I can’t resolve a piece? Will I show up every day, even when it hurts—especially when it hurts?

I’ve seen repost all over Facebook about the upcoming #the100dayproject, and I’ve been brimming with excitement about the actual even starting on April 6th. At first I thought to myself, I’m already doing plenty of doodles and drawing, do I want to use this opportunity to project my growing habit? Or, should I take advantage of the accountability that comes with this project to pursuit some other priorities in my life!

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The 100 Day Project is co-hosted by online magazine The Great Discontent and artist Elle Luna. The idea of this project initiated from…

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