**Just my thoughts as a Black woman in this America** You may wonder why I don't say a word about the things I see happening to my people. You may question my dedication or enthusiasm to the "movement." Let me explain to you why I can no longer find the words to say my piece… Continue reading As A Black American, I’m Exhausted
I read this affirmation this morning: "My life is getting better everyday" So many times we let the negative things get in the way of the simple fact that waking up in the morning gives us the opportunity to do better than we did the day before. We let yesterday's struggles flow into the next… Continue reading Always Remember Life Gets Better
What is something that I want to do but have not done? Good question; I would say travel more. I want to see more of the world, and I want to take the kid along for the ride. I want to be able to say that I've allowed my daughter to see different parts of… Continue reading #50Days50Questions: Cross that Off the Bucket List!
Something else to add to the self-care box!! 🙂
Sometimes our lives get so busy + cluttered & we feel stressed… very very stressed.
Sometimes small things seem as though they are 32875 times bigger than what they are.
Sometimes we need to just STOP & take a step back & try some of the below coping strategies.
Small changes in your day can truly made you feel better both mentally & physically.
Quietly Begin the Day with Yourself: Spending just 5-10 minutes in the morning in silence can help establish the tone for the rest of the day.
Set Good Intentions: Take a few moments at the start of each day to establish good thoughts and intentions for yourself and perhaps also for others.
Eat Mindfully: Take notice while eating a daily meal or snack. What does the food actually look like, smell like, feel like, taste like?
Take Three Deep Breaths: Taking three slow deep breaths…
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For the last couple of weeks, I have been feeling a little off, and part of that is because my life has been a bit chaotic and a complete mess! I feel like most days I am running around like a chicken with my head cut off and I don't know what to do! With… Continue reading Self-Care Sunday Highlight: Getting Organized
Do I get things done or do I procrastinate or even give up? I do a horrible combination of both. I can be very proactive and procrastinating sometimes. I can look at a task and already begin to devise a plan on how I want to wait until the last minute to put it off,… Continue reading #50Day50Questions: The Proactive Procrastinator.
Do I trust my intuition? About 90% of the time, yes. Intuition can either get you in trouble or save your life, honey. I always do my best to trust mine. And when I don't, I usually regret it because it's usually right on the money. That's about all I got for that one,… Continue reading #50Days50Questions: Intuition
Now I know some may not agree, but I feel that sometimes I feel amazing when I can be a little selfish! 🙂 When is the last time you did something completely selfish? When was the last time you went out shopping with the intention of buying something for you (no matter how small the… Continue reading Self-Care Sunday Highlight: Being Selfish
What are some important things I have learned in life? Everyday, I learn something new; whether it be good or bad. The best thing I can do is take everything in stride and take the experiences as they come to me as they are. Lessons are just that, and they come into our lives to… Continue reading #50Days50Questions: A Lesson Learned