the benefit of rest

the word “rest” is a hard pill to swallow for me. I usually associate it with doing nothing, relaxing my mind, and chilling out… but I also associate it with not getting stuff done, slacking, and generally wasting time. the later half is what drives…

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doing the unconventional

  sophie’s got a funny way of completing hard tasks. for example, I took her along on a hike with my colleagues today. she’s been on many hikes and is always a trooper. but, she’s also learned how to swindle her way out of working…

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sharing what you have

  sharing is something most of us learned at a young age. but just because we learned it, doesn’t mean we actually put it to practice 😉 sophie loves it when people share with her… especially if it involves sharing their food or their cozy…

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why you need quiet time

  quiet time, or as some people like to say, “down time” is more essential than I thought when it comes to improving productivity and creativity. sophie knows this best, and seems to embody quiet time as the holy grail for resetting herself. she seeks…

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go hug someone

  sophie taught me an important lesson this week – hug someone you love.  why, you ask?  because you don’t every really know what they’re going through, and honestly, a hug benefits everyone whether they need it or not. I was having a stressful day…

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