Blog, Self Discovery, Simplicity

Letting go of early mornings

Letting go of early mornings Oh I’ve tried. I’ve tried to become a morning person. I’ve read blogs about increasing productivity, about gradually waking earlier to enjoy the silence of the day, about using the extra hours to meditate, to write, to walk and be in nature. I’ve tried setting my alarm gradually earlier, I’ve… Read More Letting go of early mornings

Blog, Outdoors, Simplicity

Summer Solstice-why it’s worth getting up at 3:45am

Solstice 2014-One Empty Shelf’s early morning adventure When both of my alarms go off simultaneously, shrill, electronic beeping permeating into the stillness of slumber, I cringe inwardly. My eyes won’t open, and my arm flails for a moment too long before mercifully finding the snooze button. The cat nestles in the crook of my knees,… Read More Summer Solstice-why it’s worth getting up at 3:45am