Extraordinary in an ordinary life

It is important to set goals to keep oneself motivated and moving forward. When we are young, those goals are obvious – graduate from high school, make the varsity team, get accepted into a college, buy a house, get married, get pregnant. But what are your personal goals when you’ve achieved the obvious milestones ofContinue reading “Extraordinary in an ordinary life”

FOMO and the World

At any given time I have several trips to Disney World in the back of my mind. I monitor the resale market for Disney Vacation Club sales. I read several Disney World news sites almost every morning. I would probably be qualified as an obsessive. The reality is that I find it soothing and relaxingContinue reading “FOMO and the World”

I’m catastophizing

Those are some powerful words that I work to teach many of my clients. They’re powerful because they can take you out of the spin of anxiety and depression and help you to step back and see how the worst thoughts you have are not necessarily the only or most likely thoughts to be trueContinue reading “I’m catastophizing”

A great big beautiful tomorrow???

I am jonesing bad for a trip to Disney World. We had a trip planned for Spring Break this year – three days/nights at Universal Orlando and then 4 days/nights at Disney World. We were pretty excited. That trip was canceled two days before we would have left due to COVID. We knew it wasContinue reading “A great big beautiful tomorrow???”

How I learned to stop worrying and love Tiana’s Splash Mountain

I have not been a person historically comfortable with change. I don’t think this makes me particularly unique amongst human beings as we are generally not comfortable with change. But, the mere thought of change has generally sent me into an emotional state and caused such distress that I am unwilling and unable to putContinue reading “How I learned to stop worrying and love Tiana’s Splash Mountain”

Personal Best & Worst Disney World Attractions

I was listening to a podcast today on my run about the best and worst of Walt Disney World. They were personal favorites of the hosts and it started me thinking about my own personal best and worst list. So much of what I love about the happiest place on earth is determined by theContinue reading “Personal Best & Worst Disney World Attractions”

Vacation planning

I’m getting to that point where I’m starting to jones a bit for a trip to Disney World. We don’t have our next trip planned and it feels weird not to have something working. It’s a pretty expensive hobby. Planning trips to Disney World is a sort of shared psychosis in my husband’s family thatContinue reading “Vacation planning”

They will not make it to Canada…

Disney is in the title of this blog. I don’t think it’s a secret that I love all things Disney World. It’s not an uncomplicated love, in that I know there are things that Disney could improve upon, but it’s still a pretty straightforward enjoyment of all things Disney World related. When I’m stressed andContinue reading “They will not make it to Canada…”