Struggling with Mother’s Day? You’re Not Alone

I will be honest here, this is a topic I heavily debated posting. There is such a range of feelings for women during this day, that I do not want to upset anyone. But I also want to be honest, and let those who land within my set of emotions know that it is normal and okay.

How I Practice Self Care

The pactice of self care has really taken off lately, and it’s no secret that I’m a big believer in it! I think it’s really important to put a focus on yourself regularly. We live in a society that almost praises those who wear themselves out. It’s almost like a competition of misery sometimes.

Nostalgia for Simpler Times

Sometimes I really have a hard time understanding how I became such an adult. I swear it was like I woke up one day and I had all these responsibilities, and life wasn’t so happy-go-lucky anymore. Where did all the carefree days go?!

Weekend Recap: Exceeds Expectations

So this is going to be more of a recap of my week, than a weekend recap. I just feel this needed a follow up! Remember weeks ago when I made a whole post on how I’m an exceeds expectations kind of girl, and that it’s okay to not want to go above and beyondContinue reading “Weekend Recap: Exceeds Expectations”

National Eating Disorder Week: Binge Eating

Binge Eating Disorder is 3 times more likely than anorexia and bulimia combined. An estimated 2.8 million people have BED. Most commonly women in their early 20’s, and men during midlife. Binge Eating Disorder is the most common eating disorder, however only more recently was it acknowledged as one.

Having the Right Support System

Think about how excited you get when you start a new endeavor, or finally make a move on a goal you have been dreaming about. If the first person you go to for support, or encouragement tells you your idea won’t work, or that it’s too difficult to accomplish, how are you going to feel?

Stop Focusing on What You Don’t Have

If I had to take a guess, I have a thought that contains “I want”, or “I really wish I had” AT LEAST 10 times a day. I am constantly seeing things I didn’t know about, that I immediately decide I need. Usually it’s something small, like clothes, shoes, some kind of electronic item, etc. These things are easy to move past. My options are, buy it, or realize I don’t REALLY need it and move on!

How to Prioritize Yourself

Imagine feeling that the person you share all parts of your life with doesn’t know who you are. Not great right? Now imagine you’re thinking of all the things he SHOULD know, and realize that he doesn’t know because you’ve never shared that part of you, or don’t do those things anymore. How could he know that version of me?