While trying to consume less, I feel like I started to neglect myself. Sometimes my brain just takes things too far and then I forget all together some basic things I need to function. You know, the little things.Here are a few things I've recently purchased that have helped me; 2023 Planner: After a few … Continue reading Little Things That Have Helped Recently.
I've been in sort of a writing funk lately. Plus, I didn't want to continue to feel like such a "scrooge" while everyone is trying to enjoy the holidays. To top it off, I've been having an issue with my left hip... but let's save that for another day. I haven't felt motivated much to workout … Continue reading Slow Winter.
Letting Go. 🍂
Why was I holding on so long? As the leaves let go of the trees and the earth where I live prepares for winter, I've been finding myself letting go of who I've become over the last 10 (or so) years. When I agreed to work a couple of Saturday shifts a month at the … Continue reading Letting Go. 🍂
Stress: Part II.
You know what's stressful? Lack of communication with your partner. Overworking out. Always saying YES. You know what's NOT stressful? Communicating with your partner. Listening to your body and resting when needed. Learning to say NO. If it's anything I realized over the past couple of months is that it boils down to a mindset … Continue reading Stress: Part II.
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.
As my 34th birthday approaches, I've had a lot on my mind; Looking over the past year and seeing how I've grown.If you would have told me last year that I would stop Crossfit, be diagnosed with arthritis, change my body with more Pilates classes and found a wonderful person to share my time with, … Continue reading Almost 34.
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.
5 Cozy Fall Activities. 🍂
Over the past couple of weeks, I've started to become more intentional on how I spend my time. Going back to "slow living" has been great for my anxiety.Ive been enjoyig the simple things that the season has to offer. Here are a few things I've been enjoying to do this fall season: Hiking.Hiking or … Continue reading 5 Cozy Fall Activities. 🍂