I was terrible at writing thank you notes when I was high school. I think I have a few thank you notes and phone calls to follow up on from my high school graduation even now because I didn't understand the importance of it. Now that I understand it, I've been running from place to place to deliver these little notes and it has become my favorite hobby! At a time where I could have easily gotten caught up in resentment, I found myself doing one thing: saying thank you and it brought amazing results. Want to live your best life? Dare to focus on all the good parts and ignore the rest! I've got three tips to get you started so keep reading!
Our perspective gets clouded by our routines and the people who influence us when we are looking to make a change. Even though change is loaded, it's necessary, and it needs to be defined by you! When was the last time that you thought without interruptions, reflected on your life, and set goals for your future? Let's choose to be intentional about the change we make and take a moment to breathe. The busyness is only going to continue unless we decide to care about ourselves enough to slow down. Want to change your life? Change your perspective.
What type of lifestyle do you want to live? What type of lifestyle do you want your daughter, neice, or mentee to live? Rest and relaxation is not the same as practicing self care. It is a part of it, but it's not the totality. There's a conflict warring between society and our needs, and this is personal! Discover seven tips to practice self care today!
The more I dealt with, the more I wrote. I wrote about everything, and the sporadic thoughts, outbursts, and dreams were still there, but there were a lot more summaries of my day. I realize now that keeping a diary has also kept my sanity. Writing about the arguments that I got into with best friends, the betrayal by former boyfriends, and the disconnect I felt with my parents helped me to process my thoughts in a positive way because I was able to vent free of judgement from others. I notice that I'm more prone to share my feelings with people when I haven't journaled about them, and there's always a risk...no a guarantee that I'll hurt someone when that happens.