If we were having coffee together I’d tell you…
I confess! I am a bit of a podcast junkie. I usually listen to them to fall asleep or I’ll turn one on if I randomly wake up at 2 am and need a distraction from making mental to-do lists. Anyway, normally I prefer my podcasts to be pretty dark (looking at you Sword & Scale) and crime related if it’s just me listening. And if Matt is listening, I usually turn on Stuff You Should Know, which is a really fascinating podcast on how stuff works. Anyway, I recently stumbled on the podcast Happier by Gretchen Rubin and am hooked! I really enjoyed her book, The Happiness Project (see my book review here) but her podcasts are even better because they are short and I can listen on my way to work. I have already jumped on board with so many of her tips for creating small habits that make you happier! In fact, I’m a huge fan on her “one minute rule” for tackling clutter or other small tasks.
My new job is going great! Naturally I was nervous to make such a huge change in my career (and I miss my old coworkers something fierce!) but each day I have realized more and more how tremendous this opportunity and change of pace is for me! I have also promised myself not to collect an obscene amount of napkins and silverware in my new desk drawers.
Caroline has hit a monumental milestone — pony tails. Last week Caroline came home with her first ponytail and I was liiiiike “what the what?! we can get those hairs in a pony tail?!” So at her request I dressed her in a ponytail the next day (and every day since) and it is so hilarious to me. And also impressive considering she lost half of her hair the night before in a remote control car accident that somehow got stuck in her hair and had to be cut out. I swear Matt was near tears as he removed the car. He kept sadly mumbling over and over again “but, but, it took her THREE YEARS to get this hair!!!”
Now tell me what’s new with you! And which podcasts do you listen to?!