self care

Self care, time to take a step back

I really don't feel like writing but the love of my life had a great idea that I should just write something, its self care.  So here I am with my "word vomit". Not sure what to write,  but writing any ways.  I'm not entirely sure why I haven't been writing lately but I have a few ideas.  I know I've been struggling with depression. I just haven't felt like doing the things I know I would...

Trying new things, Even if you’re afraid

Trying new things can be scary. Heck, it can be terrifying. It doesn't matter what aspect of life. Maybe its a new position at work or a new job. Perhaps you're in a new relationship or moving to a new town. I know it all sounds scary, but don't start listening to your fears. Its scary because you are stepping out of your comfort zone Your comfort zone is a place where you feel safe. A place...

When you are feeling overwhelmed

I've been fighting lately, fighting mentally. Some might refer to it as struggling but I prefer to say I'm fighting. I think at some point we all struggle, but what makes us stronger is when we decide to fight back. This time of year can be hard. Winter is hard enough as it is. The lack of sunlight and the cold keeping us inside. We are in Minnesota so everything but Walmart is closed. I've been...
Hard times

Hard times during the holidays

I had an article almost done for my Tuesday post. but as I was writing it, I really wasn't feeling it. Not that it was bad or I didn't care for the topic. It just wasn't hitting me in the feels this time. I want all my readers to know, although I've always been honest, I haven't been raw. I push positivity all the time but I want you to know, my life is FAR from perfect. I'm not always positive....
Stress free christmas

How to have a stress free Christmas

The holidays are approaching and to many, including myself, it cam seem daunting. Christmas is supposed to be a time of caring and cheer. But for many, it can be a very stressful time of year. There's more gifts to buy than money, family plans to make, not enough sunlight during the day and so much more. If you are feeling overwhelmed, don't worry. I have put together some great tips to help you...
busy mom life hacks

9 Life Hacks for Busy Moms

When you are busy working, trying to be super mom, holidays coming up life can seem really hard. But not to fear, my dear! I have put together 9 life hacks for busy moms. I hope these make your busy life easier. Use a Planner I can not even begin to tell you how lost I would be with out my planner. Using a planner is my number one life hack for busy moms. My entire life is in one book. I've...
find inner peace

8 tips to help you find inner peace

That you can start doing right now! Inner peace is something we all crave. But many of us aren't sure how to accomplish that. I know I have spent a lot of time wondering "how do I find inner peace?" If you're looking for ways to find inner peace, keep reading. 8 THINGS YOU CAN START DOING TODAY TO FIND INNER PEACE Learn how to Practice Meditation I love meditation and recommend it to every one....
How to stick to your work outs for busy moms

How to stick to working out for busy moms

I've been hitting the gym hard for a few months now. I have to admit that i haven't always done that. As a matter of fact, I never used to go to the gym. Working out was something that I always wanted to do but I was never able to stick to a work out. I went through countless phases where I would be getting fit and then I'd drop it all. I'd quit working out, quit eating healthy. I was sick of...

How to Fight the Winter Blues

Its that time of year again. You Leave the house when its dark, come home when its dark. The days are short. The weather is cold. Your motivation to do just about anything is little to nothing. Its easy to find yourself bummed and wondering how to fight the winter blues. What are the Winter Blues? Winter blues is a condition in which one feels more gloomy, sleepy and lethargic due to the...

Mommy needs 5 minutes

I love my 5 minutes outside with my dogs I know, it doesn’t sound like much. But honestly,  it's the only thing that keeps me going some days. I get home from work and three dogs come running to me. They all have that excited "MOMMYS HOME!!" look in their eyes. They don’t care if I’m upset, angry, sad. They are always happy to see me. The evening rolls in. We just finished...
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