What is stress? Stress is your body's physiological reaction to outside factors. There are many causes of stress in our everyday lives. Stress is a normal function in the life of every person, but some people handle it differently than others. There will most likely never be a time in our lives where we have … Continue reading How Stress Can Negatively Affect a Relationship – and How to Fight It.
Hello, lovelies! My attitude has been pretty poor in the last few days, but I have been working on it! I just published a new page, called Live an Inspired Life, with items that I find inspirational, with the hope that you may find inspiration in them too. Check it out and enjoy!
Today I was listening to a random playlist on Spotify and an Everclear song that I hadn't heard in a long time played. This song has always resonated with me because it has always made me think of my biological father. Father of mine Tell me where have you been I just closed my eyes … Continue reading Father of Mine: What I Learned from Having a Shi*#y Father
Since childhood, I've always been the quietest person in the room, that's just my personality. It is not necessarily a bad trait, I have always used my quietness as a chance to observe everyone and everything and generally learned a lot- from my aunts, my mother, my grandparents, my schoolmates, etc. That being said, there … Continue reading 10 Things I wish I’d Known in My 20s
Since I was a child, my dream has been to be a writer and an artist. I wanted to be fluent in French and travel the world. These things were always treated as of as a "hobby" by the adults in my life growing up, so I was afraid to focus on them and never … Continue reading The Fear of Failure and Overcoming It
I had planned to put together a post about how to appear confident even when you don't feel it. As I was trying to put my son to sleep yesterday afternoon I was composing it in my head, thinking, this sounds good; it should be pretty quick to write. I made mental notes about what … Continue reading When the Image in the Mirror Doesn’t Match the Image on the Camera – or Ways to Appear Confident When You Are Not
By now most of you probably know that I have anxiety. It is something that has been with me all of my life. Social anxiety is how it manifested; I spent many of my school years quiet as a mouse, observing everything but only speaking in situations I was comfortable with. "Sarah's such a good … Continue reading Living with Anxiety and Changing my Perspective for my Kids
Hello, lovelies! I thought I would give you a quick morning update. I've given up my pity party and I am trying to look on the positive side of everything. This morning I began to dictate this while walking on the treadmill and keeping an eye on the baby monitor. By the end of this … Continue reading May Happiness Be Yours Today
I know this is most likely not interesting to anyone but me... But I got a treadmill! I have been wanting one at home for years and I finally have one. My husband deserves an enormous 'thank you!" So, you can see I was enjoying using it this morning. I actually was able to get … Continue reading New Treadmill, New Monday, New Start
We've all been in a scenario where you feel like one more, just one more thing is going to set you off and then it's all down hill from there. Maybe you're having a difficult day, you may not be feeling well, you get bad news, your job is overwhelming, or the kids aren't listening... … Continue reading 13 Ways to Keep Your Cool When You’re About to Lose it