Back in the day, I used to laugh at "self care." I thought it was a waste of time and unnecessary. But overtime, especially through separation and divorce, I've learned that it is essential. Reading:Of course, so simple yet so relaxing. I'm currently reading Lives of the Stoics and have been loving it. I've become … Continue reading Self Care Habits.
Yesterday I had a phone court hearing to finalize my divorce. I honestly am not sure how I feel, probably because it was on the phone and not in person. A couple of weeks before the hearing I decided to stop also dating. I had been dating for about five months with awful luck. I … Continue reading Boundaries Pt. II
I couldn't resist trying out another tiny house. I decided to go with Getaway Boston this time since my Instagram feed was [almost] always showing it as a ad.I clearly took it as a sign that my phone was not only a. listening to what I wanted to do but also b. knew I should … Continue reading Getaway House Boston [Tiny House] Stay.
I put "day off" in quotations because let's be real, a mom's brain never just shuts off. On these days, you'll find me spending a good chunk of the time cleaning the kids room, doing laundry and just trying to do things that just take too long with the kiddos around. Each "day off" varies, … Continue reading Day In The Life: Mom “Day Off.”
I'll be honest, I used to get very angry when people would tell me since I was separated from my ex, I show now just focus on "myself." I had no idea what that meant really. I was too busy being angry; angry at my ex, angry at the world and angry with myself. But … Continue reading [Re]Focusing On Me.
I can't believe my kiddos haven't been "anywhere" since March 13th. I'm not sure how I survived this long to be honest. The first week was the hardest, but as time goes on, it gets a bit "easier.' Today I am sharing with y'all seven things I've been doing to stay sane during these unknown … Continue reading Seven Things I’m Doing To Stay Sane.
Aside from experiencing burnout, I realized I haven't been taking any of my vitamins or supplements on a regular basis. I mean, it's normal right? When life gets chaotic, sometimes your good habits get replaced by bad habits, such as being over-caffeinated to compensate for feeling like garbage. I've started drinking more decaf coffee and … Continue reading Self-Care: My Vitamins & Supplements
“If you're always racing to the next moment, what happens to the one you're in? Slow down and enjoy the moment you're in and live your life to the fullest.” ― Nanette Mathews A month into my "new" self care habits and I can already see [and feel] the difference.I first started focusing on a … Continue reading Slowing Down.
In my previous post, I wrote about how I was refocusing prioritizing myself. As a mom, I tend to focus so much attention on the kids and being a homemaker. While this isn't necessarily a bad thing, I realized I need to make myself happy to, as an individual.While I do a good chunk of … Continue reading Self Care.
It's week three of our no spend month. I must admit that during the middle of week two to now - it got hard. The first week and a half was a breeze. But some things have happened along the way, mostly mentally and emotionally. Though I won't be talking about any specifics here or on any … Continue reading Nothing Is Ever As Easy As It Seems.