Bubble baths and face masks,fancy wines and chocolate splurges, new clothes and lots of make up- we try to make this the face of self care. Yet this is self indulgence NOT self care. Self care is making sure you take the down time your mental health needs. It's sitting down to focus on your … Continue reading Real Self Care
This is our first true Christmas with littles. This will be our first Christmas eve, our first Christmas morning, our first Santa, and I AM IN LOVE! One of the things that has stood out to me the most is how easy it has been to create the traditions we want to carry out. Elf … Continue reading Creating Traditions
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I recently had a few different conversations with friends that shared how there were struggling. Each situation unique, but all the same- they struggled with anxiety, depression and mental well-being. Nothing that needed them to seek treatment but they were definitely struggling. I began thinking how if they had just had a regular illness everyone … Continue reading Is your friend struggling???
We see the world, ourselves, those around us the way that we choose to see them. We see them the way we feel most internally, whether we are conscious of it or not. The way that we feel about ourselves will be what we put out into the world. Is the way you see yourself … Continue reading Fix It
Sometimes there's a song that just reaches out and is everything you needed in that moment. Right now... There are two songs playing that role for me. The memories that it brings to mind are some I needed to remember today. Some people, some places, some things are meant to be a portion of our … Continue reading More Than a Memory
No matter what you do in life, you will never be enough for some people. Some will walk away from you. Others will seek out to twist and turn every single thing that you do to make you look like the most awful person. Guess what? It will have NOTHING to do with you. Not … Continue reading Just Walk Away
Do you remember the older church ladies growing up? The ones that took their time when they spoke? The ones that seemed to choose each word they allow to slip past their lips, even in the simplest conversations? Those ladies spoke with intention. Let's break this down. Speaking is defined as the action of conveying information … Continue reading Speaking with Intention
Some days, I just want to be mean. I want to say what I'm thinking, I want to scream, I want to be rude, I want to be someone that I'm not. Some days, my temper is short. My fuse is easily lit, and my last nerve, at its best, is frayed. These are the … Continue reading Some Days It’s Harder to Break The Cycle