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The Power of Disrupting Your Routine

I realized in a new way today the power of disrupting our routine. You see, we wanted to remember to soak oatmeal this evening before going to bed. So, Claudia wrote a reminder for us to remember. Just writing a reminder can really make…

November 2, 2012

Input Wanted: What Type of Planner Do You Prefer

Recently, a group of about 40 of us completed the rise365 Productivity Experiment. It was a great group of folks sharing ideas and keeping each other accountable with being more productive. One of the conversations centered around planners and organization. This conversation peaked my interest as…

October 31, 2012

Please Take Our Reader Survey

We started this site one year ago as we embarked on a quest to live more purposeful, intentional, and exciting lives. A lot of amazing things have happened since we started with our first awkward video and marched forward. We’ve connected with many great people…

October 29, 2012

Video Sunday: Guys’ Night In, Girls’ Night Out

Jude and I are holding the fort down while Claudia hits the town with a friend to hear an author speak. Also, we have only two month of 2012 left! Now’s the time to look ahead to next year and decide what you want it to…

October 28, 2012

Is rise365 Going Away?

In a little over two weeks, our initial goal of 365 days of writing will be complete! We can’t believe it! We’ve been asked on more than one occasion if rise365 is going to be going away. The answer to that question is a…

October 19, 2012

This Lady Has Been Hanging Around For Way Too Long!

In this video, I share how this lady (well, an adjustable dressform, actually) has got to go! We’re getting rid of a few things that have been collecting dust around the house. It’s time to shed some of our extra baggage. No, we’re not going all minimalist on…

October 17, 2012

What’s Your Favorite Quote?

One of the things I enjoy about browsing my twitter feed is all the great quotes tweeted by those whom I follow. There’s something great about a short thought or phrase carefully constructed in the form of a quote. It can be so powerful.…

October 15, 2012

Your Reality Is Waving At You

Sitting in a parking lot as Jude caught a much-needed catnap, I looked up and what I saw astounded me. To my left, there was long series of stores and above them, on the second floor, a large beauty school. I could catch glimpses…

October 10, 2012