The Jars

Beginning with a prompt to write a manifesto, the result is this statement of realizations and intentions resulting from nearly 45 years of floating through life. Click through to read, and maybe learn something about yourself in the process... #lifetips #motivation #inspiration #goals #followyourdreams

Building a Life – A Manifesto

We meander through our days collecting stuff — and we build a life with our collection. Rarely do we consider whether or not it all fits together properly. This manifesto serves to show how some things must be discarded in order to build your best life. This post is the first part of Jeff Goins’ …

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Oriental Chicken Salad - www.fillingthejars.com | This is a great main dish during the summer - or if you need some extra green during the dreary days of winter!

Oriental Chicken Salad

This Oriental Chicken Salad is a great main dish during the summer – or if you need some extra green during the dreary days of winter! The homemade dressing is very simple, but be sure to give it time to chill in the fridge. The original MSG-heavy (but so tasty!) recipe came from a family …

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Struggling With Perfectionism - www.fillingthejars.com |I started some posts, but couldn't finish any of them. I knew I wouldn't have good enough photos. My posts wouldn't be original enough or narrowly focused enough or helpful enough or long enough. I had to do three things: Stop. Breathe. Remember what I love to do, and what I want to do better.

Struggling With Perfectionism

I’m sure I’m not the only one who struggles with perfectionism. It can stop you from finishing so many things and reaching your goals, and it can sneak up on you even when you think you know what to watch out for. In this post, I’m going to share my recent struggles and the plan …

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How to Survive Losing Your Job

Are you currently or have you ever been out of work for an extended period of time? Or maybe your partner has? Let’s talk about how to survive unemployment so you can continue striving toward an intentional life. It’s tough. Tough to keep your spirits up. Tough to survive financially. Tough to not let it …

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