Some people enthusiastically set goals in January while others avoid New Year’s resolutions altogether. Regardless of which camp you fall into, cultural milestones like the dawn of a new decade tend to get us thinking about our priorities.
For me, the arrival of 2020 has driven home the fact that time is passing at an alarming rate. (Y2K was twenty years ago? Seriously??) In response, I’m ear…
“Dripping water hollows out stone, not through force, but through persistence." Ovid, Roman poet
Let me tell you about my friend, Martha Beck.
To be clear, Martha does not know I exist, but I consider her my friend anyway. Her story of how she maneuvered from a life of unhappiness and stress to one filled with joy and meaning has inspired me.
You may know about Martha already.…
In addition to being the proprietor of Be Cozy & Kind, I
am also a music teacher. For many years I have operated my own music studio and
see about 35 students per week for private lessons. I set high standards for
myself in my teaching and strive to meet them on a regular basis. I’m sure many
of you feel the same way about your job, parenting, or other responsibilities.
Over the co…