Bad moods come and go. That is one thing we can count on in this life. There will always be storms, but we can choose how we go through them. That is why I wrote this post, it’s about the actions you can take when you are in a funk, are going through a tough season, or are just having a bad day. You need a plan. You need a first aid kit. A collection of things to focus on, healthy reminders, and uplifting things to watch and read. Please know, however that it is totally fine to feel down sometimes and it’s normal and sometimes time is the only thing that will heal those feelings. The first aid kit will not fix you, but it will put you on a good path of “next right things” that will help you recover faster. Here’s what’s in mine.Continue reading “Emotional First Aid Kit”
Ever since I read, “The Surrendered Wife“, I’ve been very in tune to what I see around me. And you know what I see? So many of us women resent our husbands, and ACCEPT that that’s the way things are (especially after children). And you know what? I get it! Because I am human too. But I also have hope that it isn’t the way things have to be.Continue reading “Overcome Resentment Toward Your Husband”
I learned some new lessons in self-care last week and I was reminded of how much I need it. Last week was a whirlwind of my birthday, Halloween, everyone catching colds and a mouse in the house. The latter resulted in about 5 additional loads of laundry and sanitizing every imaginable surface. Needless to say, I am emotionally drained. (Reality check: I have limits and I need breaks.) So, Saturday night I told my husband that I was going out for the morning. My Sunday plans were: Continue reading “Self-Care: Mind, Body, and Soul – in the Midst of Serving Others”
In your life have you ever felt like there’s something wrong with you? Because, you know, there must be because why else would you be so sensitive ? Continue reading “There’s Nothing Wrong With You”
Life is so hard, right? There’s always something, isn’t there? I think sometimes we can get stuck in a cycle of saying things like: Continue reading “Don’t Wait for the Storm to Pass”
We are the masters of our own happiness. We can’t depend on others to make us happy. We have to save ourselves, people, and be our own super heroes. We all need ways to improve our lives, make them easier and more streamlined and maybe even make us feel cherished like someone is serving us. Here are some ways to do that: Continue reading “How to Be Your Own Superhero”
Do you ever feel awful and have no idea why?
Yeah, well, me too. Continue reading “8 Things for When You’re in a Funk…”
The world needs you to create.
And I’ll tell you why. But first, I love this verse: Continue reading “Why You Should Create (Even if Your Work isn’t Perfect)”
Do you ever get in a funk that you can’t get out of? Fake it till you make it.
I’ve been feeling off emotionally lately. Stuck. In a rut. In a funk. I have had many wonderful things happen recently but I have just felt off. Continue reading “In a Funk? Here is What You Need to Do To Get Out of it”
So, who is Pollyannie? Continue reading “Who is Pollyannie?”