I'm Cara. I started this blog to share what I'm learning on the quest for a satisfying life. I hope you'll join me.
My life is not 100% perfectly satisfying yet, but it's really good and getting better all the time. You can do it, too! This blog is about how to reduce your stress, live a more peaceful life, experience more joy, and be closer to the people you value. It's about being more genuine, more fully you. Welcome to the journey!
Tag Archives: life hacks
Pop quiz: only one question and it’s multiple choice. What would make me happy? a) winning the lottery b) my loved ones truly appreciating me c) a lifetime supply of chocolate d) my neocortex Happiness, and unhappiness, are actually pretty … Continue reading
A lot of people think intelligence, or innate talent, is responsible for success. It seems to make sense, right? But actually, that’s not quite true. It’s the people who keep growing that come up with the best ideas and are … Continue reading
Do you have a hard time getting things done, or even started? Do you give yourself a lot of excuses for why? I do. It’s come to my attention that I have a lot of excuses for why I don’t/ … Continue reading
Apparently, at some point in my life, I “learned” that it’s safer to expect things to turn out badly. Then you’re always either right or pleasantly surprised, right? Well, yes, but that’s a bit limiting. The thing is, if you … Continue reading
Way too many people are so busy being perfect-on-the-outside plastic shell people, we’re afraid to face the realities of our lives, let alone admit them to others. Here’s the thing: if you never let people see the real you, you can never have a deep relationship with anyone. Continue reading