I mentioned in a previous post that I was doing a "Low Buy July" challenge. Here's how it's going... You can say that this challenge came at a right time as I was already looking at my fiances since I had cut down my hour at work [due to my knee]. I talked about limiting … Continue reading Low Buy Update.
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.
June. My birthday month and also when I decided to come back to more regular blogging. There had been a lot going on last month; a mix of good and a mix of bad. I just felt like I needed to take a step back from blogging. I was a bit burnt out, in pain, … Continue reading June .
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 giving a lot of thought to how my workouts have changed over the last few weeks. I've been focusing more on yoga [and other bodyweight exercises] as well as going back to my Strength + HIIT E-Guide. As I've been going through the guide, I find myself modifying or removing some moves to … Continue reading Less.
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.
This year, I used 80% of my tax refund to pay off debt. Now, I know this isn't something everyone can do but this is the first time I've been able to do this. For the past two tax returns I've had to catch up on bills/ pay off debt that my ex-husband had accumulated. … Continue reading Intentional Spending.
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.