Tag Archives: What I Learned

12 Things I Learned in May {2016}

12 Things I Learned in May {2016}

Happy Memorial Day! Though this “token holiday” is seldom viewed as more than a celebration of summer’s arrival, it is intended as a day of memory and reflection. So it’s a fitting day to be reflecting on all I’ve learned this May. My learning of late has been both broad and deep, ranging from fun… Continue Reading

What I’ve Learned Recently: Moving Edition

What I’ve Learned Recently: Moving Edition

As much as I enjoy gleaning new information from books, podcasts, and other third-party sources, there is no place like the school of life for amassing serious wisdom, and a big life change provides particularly fertile ground for cultivating new knowledge. For this month’s What I Learned post and linkup, rather than sharing my usual… Continue Reading

What I Learned in January {2016}

What I Learned in January {2016}

This post marks the two-year anniversary of my What I Learned posts! Back in January of 2014, I was inspired by Emily Freeman to write these monthly learning recaps, and since then I’ve enjoyed keeping an ongoing list of things that I’m learning, and then sharing those lists here with you. As a lifelong learner… Continue Reading

What I Learned in 2015

What I Learned in 2015

And just like that, we’ve come to the end of another year. This has been a pivotal year for me, in terms of both experiences and learning opportunities. In sitting down to write this list of things I learned in 2015, I quickly became overwhelmed. How could one blog post encapsulate the momentous life lessons… Continue Reading

What I Learned in November {2015}

What I Learned in November {2015}

I’ve made frequent mention this month of how November tends to be a reflective time for me. In keeping with this season of contemplation, this month’s What I Learned is pretty heavy on the personal-revelation side of things. (In other words, it you aren’t prepared to humor me as I indulge in a heavy dose… Continue Reading

What I Learned in October {2015}

What I Learned in October {2015}

Some months I like to preface my “What I Learned” lists with long-winded summaries, explanations, and analysis. This is not one of those months! Let’s bypass the fanfare and get straight to the fun things that I’ve learned in the month of October. Culinary Curiosities Bananas are the most popular fresh fruit in America. The… Continue Reading

What I Learned in September {2015}

What I Learned in September {2015}

I’ve been doing these monthly What I Learned wrap-ups for almost two years now, and it has been interesting to notice the variations and trends that occur from month to month. My process is always the same: I have an ongoing Evernote folder on my phone where I keep track of the interesting articles, factoids,… Continue Reading

What I Learned in August {2015}

What I Learned in August {2015}

One of the most amazing aspects of raising a child is having a front-row seat to a baby’s rapid development. It’s incredible to watch Charlie take in his surrounds and assimilate knowledge as he acquires new skills. Seeing the expansion of his little mind is a visible reminder of the power of the human brain,… Continue Reading