It is just so deep into September, already. Not cool, guys. Slow down.
First of all, something very important is happening today. TODAY Scotland is voting on its independence from the UK. John Oliver had a few words about it and I just about lost my mind. “If they [leave the GBP], they either have to join the currently unstable Euro, or revert to Scotland’s old currency, sheep and threats.”
“Real talk: There is very little about the modern evangelical church that is creative. And this is a huge problem.” Yes. 100% this exactly.
I happen to be one of those people who likes to be prepared. At all times. Everywhere I go. This means my bag is usually stuffed with notebooks, snacks, books, and anything I could possibly need for an afternoon out. Oh, it looks like it’s going to be chilly later? Instead of going home I’m going just to pack pants, a scarf, and… Idunno a blazer, too. Might as well.
Maybe you hear the word “podcast” and think of middle-aged men who want to learn about the rise and fall of the Ottoman Empire but don’t want to read a book about it.
You would be right.
But as a twenty-something female who wants nothing to do with the rise and fall of the Ottoman Empire, podcasts have still found a place in my life. Once you turn into a “podcast person” it’s hard to stop. I listen to podcasts when I walk around the city, when I don’t feel like listening to music, or when I want to learn something new. Here are a few of my favorites: (more…)
If you haven’t taken the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator, you should take few minutes or your day and figure it out. Each person on this planet is one of sixteen personality types, which illustrates how you prefer to work, plan, and get your life together. For the sake of not putting ourselves into categories, I should mention that each person can filter and adapt personality traits to certain scenarios. But the MBTI shows your home base — where you naturally go and what you naturally prefer.
I’m an ENFJ (Extraverted iNtuitive Feeling Judging): (more…)
I’m not saying I’m that person yet. I’m getting there. But I remember a time when I put people into two distinct groups: “people who exercise” and “me.” Being a person who works out is just a matter of getting up and doing it, so let’s not make it too hard on ourselves. (more…)