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Books, Mind June 11, 2015

What Are You Reading This Month?

Here are two books I am halfway through this month and really enjoying (albeit slowly😉). Both are light and fun if you’re trying to kickstart things, take it easy, or just love non fiction like I do.
Gretchen Rubin’s, Better Than Before ; A book about habits and how to make them work in your favor…..

Books, Mind July 19, 2012

Summer Reading

I am a reading fiend lately! And the few I’ve read over the past three or four weeks have all been great! So grab your favorite comfy chair and a mug of tea, this could take a while…you’ve got some reading to do!
I Remember Nothing – And Other Reflections by Nora Ephron

Books, Mind July 16, 2012

Devotion

I just finished reading Devotion by Dani Shapiro and I highly recommend it to anyone probing the big spiritual questions in life (or anyone who loves to read, really). It’s about one woman’s journey through the complexity of faith and finding one’s own path inward, making peace with what it means to be human…..

Books, Mind, Self-Awareness May 16, 2012

Finding Your Own North Star

I’m reading a lovely book right now by Martha Beck called Finding Your Own North Star and I’ve just come to the section where she describes the change cycle that we all go through over and over again in our lives via whatever event serves as the catalyst for throwing us into the cycle…..

Books, Mind, Self-Awareness March 2, 2012

How it All Fits

A large glass container is set out in front of the audience and a few large rocks are placed in it. Then pebbles are added in to fill in the space between the rocks. Is the container full, he asks the audience? They say it is. So he takes a bucket of sand and pours it into the container filling the space between the…..

Books, Mind, Quotes, Travel February 12, 2012

Heading out for a couple of weeks

So today I will leave you with some reading recommendations and a few fun places to visit. If you are new to Good Life Road, or have been here but not been to the archives yet, I’ll start with a few selections from here. Then it’s on to some fun blogs and posts from other people. And even a couple of book…..

Books, Mind January 24, 2012

I am looking at… (a writing exercise)

This was a ten minute timed writing exercise offered in Natalie Goldberg’s book An Old Friend from Far Away which I just cracked open this morning. The instructions are simple. Get a clock or timer and give yourself ten minutes. Start with “I am looking at…” when you come to…..