A Super Simple Pantry Inventory

You all know I love to stock a pantry. Shopping from my own pantry makes me very happy. I feel so in control and responsible. Which is funny because I almost never feel responsible. Lately though I have been having some issues with my food storage. Namely, I have too much stuff crammed into my […]

Book Review: Carry On Warrior

**this post contains affiliate links. Confession: I have been a fan of Glennon Doyle Melton for a while. At first I just followed Momastery. Now I follow all of her social media and I watch her videos on Youtube. There is something about a person who puts it all out there – they seem more […]

Me Myself And I

It’s been a while since I came out as ADHD on this blog. I spent so long hiding my ADHD I figure I might as well share some things about myself that most people would not know. I’ve spent some time lately trying to figure out how self-reflection can fit into my year of self-improvement. Journaling […]

5 Terrific Reasons To Start A Journal

* This post may contain affiliate links. All proceeds support adoseofhealthydistraction.com. Journaling isn’t a new concept for most of us. But the idea of starting one and then keeping up with it is a bit daunting. At least for me it is? But journaling is one of my big self-improvement goals for the year so […]

A Self-Improvement Checklist

After declaring this the Year of Self-Improvement, it occurred to me that I should try to define self-improvement for all of us. It wouldn’t be fair of me to just write that and then not explain my thinking behind it. Coming up with a definition was harder than I expected. For me self-improvement means creating […]

The Right Way To Read A Grocery Circular

With my Meal Planning clients I always say to start by going through your pantry. I will do a post about my own pantry in the near future. But for now, I want to show you how to read a grocery circular. Circulars exist almost everywhere. Small grocers have them as well as large grocers. […]

A Winter Attitude Adjustment

I don’t know about you, but this time of year always feels a little depressing to me. Fall is so beautiful and inspiring, while winter is just …cold. According to the American Academy of Family Physicians 4-6% of Americans suffer each winter with Seasonal Affective Disorder, otherwise known as SAD. Another 10-20% of Americans suffer […]

The Year of Self Improvement

Happy New Year! I have declared 2017 The Year of Self Improvement. It’s my belief that most humans are trying to better themselves in some way. Some of us want to grow spiritually or intellectually. Others want to work on our physical fitness or mental health. Almost everything I have planned for this website in […]