Wednesday, July 11, 2012

July's Big Hits

With over 800 posts since we started blogging way back in the day, there's something sure to please, challenge, encourage, or sharpen our readers of every stripe.  Past July's big draws seemed to bring great attention to homekeeping and clutter.  Maybe part of 2011's fatigue had to do with exhaustion in taking care of all our stuff?
Iced tea for me by cvanstane
2011
7 Steps to Conquer Compassion Fatigue - Christian Fatigue Syndrome. Ministry Burnout. Exhaustion at every level of our beings. From being deeply present. Serving non-stop. Giving endlessly. Pouring out ... til there's nothing ...

We Are So Out of Control - Author and blogger Tim Challies muses, "In an age of constant amusement we are sad; in a world of constant communication, we are afraid and lonely. All the time we spend communicating through our devices must come at the expense of ..."

2010
Stockpiles - "People who don't consciously renounce unneeded, unloved purchases end up with stuff - piles of mediocre, creeping stuff that actually decreases their quality of life" ...

Get Rid of It! - Noted life coach Valorie Burton observes, "Clutter is one of the greatest thieves of clarity, focus, energy and productivity - and it has a tendency to ..."

2009
July's Homekeeping Tasks - We continue our monthly series on caring for your home, the living room ...

Motherhood - I love this article in today's local paper that addresses the myths that mothers wrestle with. I found Dr. Lubna Somjee to be "right on," having spent most of my adult life in the role of being a mom. Both of my daughters are now ...

2008
Clutter 101 - Everywhere I turn these days, conversations with friends, family, and clients seems to turn to the subject of clutter. I don't hear much delight, joy, or pride over vast heaps of accumulation. I do hear ...

Burned Out People Helpers - Counselors, ministry leaders, health care professionals ... if you're a "people helper," you are at higher risk for burnout than the average person ...

I invite you to grab a glass of home-brewed iced tea and enjoy ~
Linda

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