Mini February Theme: Self-Care

Part of cutting back on the unrealistic and insane cleaning narratives, a door opened for me to spend time giving myself some much-needed self-care.  While attempting to give myself self-care during my second no-spend year could be challenging, I came up with 5 frugal and some free ideas.  Just like Jonathan Fields described in his … Continue reading Mini February Theme: Self-Care

Tis the Season for Fun, Not Stress

Without discussion or fanfare, I decided I would only decorate for Christmas this year.  It's really my most favorite holiday to decorate primarily due to our ornament collection. However, the real reason why I stopped is that it doesn't matter to my husband or pup.  It probably doesn't matter to my neighbors.  It just stressed … Continue reading Tis the Season for Fun, Not Stress

Hello Self Care Rockstar!

The stars aligned this week to give me a very clear message. FOCUS ON SELF CARE! It was self care from podcasts. Self care from a book. Self care from yoga. Self care. Self care. Self care. Okay Universe, I got it! My self care focus started this past weekend when I challenging myself to … Continue reading Hello Self Care Rockstar!

Big Goals are Scary 👻

The beginning of my week felt like I was skipping in a field of wild flowers. Here is how I felt: Been practicing a daily yoga/ meditation/ gratitude for a couple of months now. Recently I have found myself watching drama but not getting sucked in. Or recognizing passive aggressive attitudes and be able to … Continue reading Big Goals are Scary 👻

Falling into Slowness

Self-care continues with puppy walks, reading, yoga, running, and lifting. While that might sound like a lot, it means peace and calm in my mind and body for me. I found that I am embracing a slower pace after a couple running injuries and digestive issues earlier this month. For a type A, it is … Continue reading Falling into Slowness