One weekend.
Six garments mended and altered.

It is a large accomplishment over minor tasks that have languished on my to-do list and my sewing table since winter.

Sassy face & newly fitting pants.

I recently listened to the audiobook of “Get Your Sh*t Together” by Sarah Knight. As self-help books go, it’s a fast and fun read. From overflowing inboxes, to dating, and career planning, the author unpacks many ways we psych ourselves out of doing things (or just get overwhelmed into a cycle of procrastination that leads to feeling more overwhelmed down the road). She also provides a number of “just do it” suggestions.

After we both read the book, my husband commented on my habit of not finishing any of the projects I had started. I thought about it and acknowledged that I was shying away from finishing things because I was afraid I’d take the wrong... [read more]