How was your week, guys? I popped up to Calgary for three days of fun, intense work with two of my favorite people. I snuck in a visit the the Calgary Tower and stood on those terrifying glass floors 626 feet above the street. Gross/awesome.
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P.S. The doors for Put Your Money Where Your Happy Is close at 10 pm CST tomorrow night! Here’s what Alanna says: “I don’t know if you realize the magnitude of what this course does, Sarah. It literally retrained 36 years of thinking. I’ve taken every financial and budgeting course imaginable, but none of those courses get to the root of the issue like this course. It has more than paid for itself!” BLUSHHHHH
How was your week, friends? I spent most of the week with friends in Florida, hanging at the beach, taking selfies in front of hedges, and attempting to read the news slightly less than normal. This was …. somewhat successful? I mean the not obsessing over the news part?
Also! I’m running two free, live classes this week! The class is called 5 Ways To Add More Money & Happiness To Your Lifeand, uh, NOT TO BRAG, but last time I ran this, one attendee quite literally used the hashtags #iclapmyhands #impeccabletiming and #mylifeischanged to describe it. See?! Register here.
How are you doing, friends? I’ve spent most of the week refreshing the news, eating my feelings, going to protests, and leaving messages on my senators’ voice mail yelping “NBD, Al, the future of democracy hangs in the balance!!”
So. There’s that. How are you guys holding up? What are you doing to resist this terror? The Daily Action texts are a good place to start.
It’s been A Week, hasn’t it? I’ve been so distraught by our government, Kenny’s been forcing me to think of one positive geopolitical thing every day.
So far my answers have been “Cory Booker,” “Al Franken,” and “The fact that Obama was a two-term president.” “…(silent screaming followed by whispered expletives) …”
So now I’m self-medicating by visiting my parents and seeing my BFF of 20+ years. She’s home for a week and it’s a pretty rare that we’re both in Aitkin at the same time. We’re celebrating by doing all our favorite things: eating at the diner, sitting in her mom’s hot tub, shopping at the local thrift store.
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If you resolved to shop more ethically in 2017, MadeFAIR is for you. It’s beauuuutifully curated and right now everything is 30% (!!!) I particularly love this top, this necklace, and this tote.
Each year on my birthday, I make a list of new things I want to try. Then I try them.
1. Take an adult ballet class
2. Try a sensory deprivation tank
3. Drive a jet ski
4. Go storm chasing
5. Take an overnight bike trip
6. Take a sailing class
7. Stay overnight on a houseboat
8. Make kombucha from scratch
9. Try paddleboarding
10. Take a curling lesson
11. Go Geocaching
12. Attempt to play Dungeons & Dragons
13. Bird watch
14. Take an aerial yoga class
15. Make lefse from scratch
16. Read Benjamin Franklin's autobiography
17. See 'All About Eve'
18. Make a frame-worthy watercolor
19. See the Bayfield ice caves
20. Eat Baked Alaska
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