I started reading Slow: Simple Living For a Frantic World by Brooke McAlvery. It felt as if I was reading a book I wrote.An overwhelmed, anxious mom trying to do it all for her family while caffeinated running not enough sleep? Ya, that's me. It's been better but I still find myself overwhelmed between motherhood, … Continue reading Slow and Steady. 🌱
2023 in Books [Jan-March]. 📚
Here are the books I've read so far for 2023. If you recall my "goals" post for this year, I wanted to read at least ONE book per month. Anything more was just an added bonus. For the first three months I managed to at least read TWO books. Of course, January was the impressive month with FOUR … Continue reading 2023 in Books [Jan-March]. 📚
Just a small warning if you are triggered or sensitive to information about eating disorders, please skip this blog post. Your mental health is important. Thank you for your support on the blog. ❤ . . . Since feeling "lost," I had a realization that my relationship with food wasn't so great. Since stopping Crossfit, bodybuilding and … Continue reading Healing. 🌿
One part of my life that I haven't decluttered is my digital space. For me this includes pictures/ videos on my phone, unused files on my computer, Instagram, Facebook and the blog. So, what to do? Well for starters, I ended up decluttering the blog first. I got rid of almost 300 posts. Some of … Continue reading Digital Declutter.
My [right] knee got worse.The pain from my arthritis got so severe that on one of my work shifts recently, I knew there was no way I could finish the shift without taking medication. However the medication DOES cause drowsiness. If there was an emergency at work that included a weight falling on someone, I … Continue reading Slowing More.
Why are we so afraid to live authentically true to ourselves? Fear of judgment. Fear of criticism.I'll admit that when I got into a relationship, I was afraid of all the habits that I delivered since getting divorced. I'd become more in tune with nature, the moon cycles and spending time alone; "hippy crunchy" as someone … Continue reading Fear.
Lately, I've been watching many videos on being an slow and intentionally living. Helena Woods is a great person to follow is that is something up your ally. One of the beautiful things about social media is to find out that you are not alone. I remember when The Minimalists documentary came out and was … Continue reading Slow.
I've only been lifting once a week for almost two months. It's funny how with my injuries, my workout routine went from doing a bit of everything to now just focusing on bodyweight movements with Pilates [sculpt] and Yoga as I mentioned in THIS post. Here's what my current workout routine looks like: Mondays: Leg Day … Continue reading Stress.
I've been feeling a huge shift in priories lately.Between my knee issues and reading "Love People, Use Things," I really wanted to shift the majority of my focus to my what matters most. Life feels good (obviously physically is a different story).Sometimes it takes something "drastic" change, if you will, to reset your priorities. Since reading … Continue reading Priority Shift.
Social Media Detox.
In the past couple of weeks, I've taken down my social media consumption. I found that I was scrolling mindlessly on Instagram way too often. I wanted to focus on things that mattered more to me, especially as the weather is getting nicer. Focusing more on the kids, fitness and friends. I think we all … Continue reading Social Media Detox.