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Settle into the New

As I head over to my desk to write, I call to one of my cats, Kaya, to tell her it's time for work. When I do this, she'll often follow me over and jump up on a small ottoman (aka her office chair) and settle in next to me. Last week ...

A New Approach to Deal with Change

We did it! We sold the house and are settling into our downsized space. Phase 1 on the journey to the new American dream is in the books, but it hasn't come without its challenges. Change often isn't easy. That which feels unfamiliar can sometimes be terrifying. While packing, Little Kerri would take ...

Eliminate Clutter Responsibly

If you've hung out with me long enough, you know I'm a bit clutter-clearing obsessed. Hey, there are worse things, right? With the big moving day coming up on Sunday, we are getting rid of shit like crazy! Because we are downsizing considerably -- from a house to an apartment, then ...

It’s OK To Be Needy… Right?

In just over a week, we will no longer be homeowners. It's surreal, exciting, terrifying, relieving, and sad. We'll become apartment dwellers again, at least temporarily, before embarking on our cross-country, RV adventure. It can sometimes feel like we're going backwards, that is until I remember that my dream is ...

5 Steps To Get Unstuck

Have a lot going on and can't seem to get out of your own way? When you're feeling pulled in a million directions, it can be impossible to make any progress at all. You either flit from one task to the next, doing a little on a lot and a ...

#1 Skill to Get Anything Done

As we'd been prepping our house for sale, we were selling items through a virtual yard sale Facebook group. Periodically, I'd scan the site for the ISO posts (in search of) to get an idea of what people were looking for in relation to what we had to sell. One ...

Subtract To Add

As we get ready to sell our house, we're getting rid of lots of stuff. What fits into a 2,000-square-foot home surely won't fit in a 200-square-foot RV! Even though we'll be renting an apartment as we prepare for the RV journey, we still intend on purging as much as ...

Ya Gotta Do You

Melissa and I are in the process of finalizing a move that many people in our lives are baffled by. We own a lovely home, in a great neighborhood, in a highly-coveted seacoast town. And we're selling it. So we can get an RV. To live in full-time and travel ...

Strength in Vulnerability

A couple of weeks ago, my mother took a pretty bad fall down a flight of stairs. Miraculously, she walked away from the accident without any broken bones, except for a small fracture in her foot. While she did have a lot of bruising and some intimidating-looking hematomas, it could ...

The Pendulum Principle

Have you ever been so fed up with a situation that you wanted to jump ship and run away?  We can be so aggravated that we think our only option is to call it quits. As human beings, we are wired to run from pain and/or run toward pleasure. When desiring ...

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