Practice Patience

We live in a world where instant gratification is the norm, so it's no wonder why patience seems like not just a foreign concept, but an unrealistic one.I mean, we can have dinner delivered from an app in 30 minutes, we can order groceries and have them at our door the next day, and can update all of our friends, family, and high school classmates we don't care about in seconds on social media. How could we not expect everything to be hand-delivered to us in a matter of minutes? We need adjust our thinking and practice patience—and that's exactly what I'm helping you with today.

Embracing Essentialism

Over the weekend, I finished the book Essentialism by Greg McKeown and it made me realize how often I focus my time and energy on things that aren't going to help me in the long run, despite my best intentions. Here I share my key takeaways from this book so you can become "an essentialist".

Tips for Travel

I LOVE travelling and because I work really hard at budgeting, I’m lucky enough to be able to explore different places often. Over the years, I’ve learned a few ways I can save myself time, energy, and money both before and after a trip and I’d like to share them with you today!

July 2019 Wrap-Up

At the start of every month, I collect and review some of my favorite articles, podcasts, recipes, products, updates from With Cheryl, and more. Here are some of my favorites from the month of June (featuring a photo of the incredible view my husband and I had of the 4th of July fireworks!):

The Morning Pep Talk You Need Now

As a self-proclaimed productivity nerd, getting LOTS of things done has always been my main goal. But, while reading my current book, The Productivity Project by Chris Bailey, I learned that my (common) way of thinking about productivity isn’t really accurate. Instead, Chris (brilliantly) explains in the book that...