I've struggled with anxiety pretty much my whole life (although I just recently accepted this). When I was younger it was fairly mild, however in more recent years it has become more of a challenge in my daily life and I allow stress and worry consume me until I have anxiety attacks. Within the past … Continue reading How Facing My Anxiety Gave Me a Chance to Live in The Moment
I've been trying hard to focus on some of the positives in my life in hopes of being happier in my day to day activities. My bedroom. Seriously. My bedroom is my sanctuary. I've carefully picked a color palate that is soft and calming. I have plenty of natural light and I'm surrounded by books … Continue reading A Few of My Favorite Things
Last week and so far today, things have been pretty stressful. Work has been crazy and I've been struggling to schedule in any relaxing me time to combat the stress. Now even though my job titles say something different, I pretty much consider myself in the position of customer service (at both of my current … Continue reading Stuck in a Mental Rut
The older I get the more I realize how important a bedtime routine actually is. I'm sure some of the parents out there reading this are saying "Yes! Yes! Yes!" The thing is, when we talk about bedtime routines, we're usually talking about young kids. But enough about the kids, let's talk about us (insert … Continue reading The Importance of a Bedtime Routine
The weather here has been screaming spring lately. We keep having about one week of warmth and sunshine followed by two to five days of rain, rain, rain. Like downpours and flash flooding. This cycle just keeps repeating! So when I looked at the weekend forecast I decided I needed to take advantage! My original … Continue reading Weekend Bliss: Lifestyle tips to keep you on track while enjoying the weekend.
I took a little break from the "extra" things in my life these past few months. During the fall I was losing focus of myself because I was giving too much to others. I let my health and fitness fall and fail. This lead me to feel unhappy, sluggish, exhausted and lonely. I spent most … Continue reading Life Revised
Well you guys, here's a little recap of "getting back on track". It's not quite what I was hoping for, but it's good and I'm continuing to improve. I started (re)focusing on my health the week of August 22nd. I kept a journal throughout the day of my eating habits, water consumption, activity and workouts. … Continue reading Back at it: A Reflection