I remember the first time I discovered a mood ring as a little girl. I thought I’d found a wearable piece of magic.
The notion that a ring changed colors according to my mood delighted me so much that I begged my mom to buy it for me.
Needless to say I promptly lost it two weeks later while swimming in a lake. What can I say? I was a kid.
Look what I’ve been doing! I crocheted my first ever afghan. I taught myself via Youtube. It took 49.5 hours over six weeks.
A few things I learned along the way:
- It’s super fun to dabble with things out of your comfort zone.
- It’s okay not to know what you’re doing.
- Expect mistakes.
- Sometimes you have to begin again where you are.
- You will curse.
Here we are in the middle of a Global Pandemic. Life is super weird right now, and we’re all trying to navigate our way through the uncertainty as best we can.
One thing that’s helped me is focusing on what I call Pockets of Joy.
Pockets of Joy are small things occuring in my day that help me to tune into the joyful, loving, being that I am.
Some of these things are activities,