..some people add to our lives, and that is awesome! However, your happiness should not depend on others. It is all on you. Continue reading It Really Is That Simple
Grab a mason jar and jot down ideas on ways you can date yourself. On ways you can be more intentional with your friends, your family, your coworkers! Give yourself time to grow more as an individual. It will be worth it. I live in the Seattle region and so these are my ideas. If you live outside of Seattle, start asking friends for specific … Continue reading Date Night Jar (REMIX)
By believing that seeing a therapist meant something was wrong with me, and therefore I was convinced it was something to be ashamed of. Continue reading Practicing Self-Care
Listen: We can’t be there for others if we can’t be there for ourselves. Continue reading You Can Do It…Even When You Can’t
Recently I embarked on a 45 day transformation challenge through my kickboxing gym, I Love Kickboxing Kirkland. 45 days to get into the gym and transform yourself from the inside out. Something everyone wants to do right? The motivation? $20,000 for the 1st place contestant. Now, the odds of me winning that, very slim considering there were over 3,000 others doing this challenge. I gave … Continue reading The Art of Deception
I saw this question/status posted on a friends timeline the other day. It wasn’t my first time reading it. But reading it again just gave me a huge reminder of where I have been on my journey as a Stay at Home Mom (SAHM). Becoming a SAHM… I became a SAHM when I lost my nanny. No, she didn’t pass away, but our arrangement came … Continue reading My Life As a Stay at Home Mom
I won’t lie, this has become my daily mantra. If I don’t tell myself this, it’s incredibly hard to get out of bed and actually feel like a human being with a purpose. I can’t tell if I’m chained to my bed because of sleep deprivation (thank you wonderful son who refuses to stay in his bed), or if it’s the depression that tends to … Continue reading Wake up and shake it all off. Today is a new day.