Category: Lifestyle

Over the summer and the early part of fall, I’ve needed to take an extended break from the blog in order to focus on other parts of my life. It was never intended to be for this long and I briefly returned to blogging at one point only to need to walk away again. There was a lot going on and my capacity had reached it’s limits.

To be honest, for a while there I forgot how much I loved blogging.

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I’ve always been passive. I don’t take risks. I sit back and I avoid confrontation. Lately, though, I’ve made some changes and I have started putting myself out there and taking some risks. Small risks, but for me they are definitely risks.

Take the Risk

 

take the risk

So why should you take the risk? I have this quote hanging up in my bedroom as a reminder:

“Everything you want is on the other side of fear.”

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Summer is the time of year when students are graduating from college and university and are starting their new life as an adult. After my recent graduation from my Masters program, I started thinking about some of the things that I have learned over the years. We all know that adulting is hard, so I thought I might share some tips for things that you should save for to make your life a little easier.

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I’m back!! It has been awhile since I last posted but starting this week that’s going to change. Life was busy and as a way to avoid feeling overwhelmed, I decided to take a step back from the blog. I’m sorry that I didn’t share with you my plans for a break. At the time I figured it would be a few weeks but I ended up needing more time to get one chapter finished before I could start looking forward and planning for the future.

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Stress, we’ve all been there. You have a million things to do and no time to do them. While stress can be different for everyone the main thing to remember is to try to stop and relax. I know, easier said then done, right?

So here are 5 things that you can start to do when you notice that you are feeling stressed.

5 things to do when you are feeling stressed

5 things to do when you are feeling stressed

5 things to do when you are feeling stressed

5 things to do when you are feeling stressed

  1. Breathing exercises: If you have five or ten minutes try doing a quick breathing exercise.

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Last month, my friend and I went out to see The Bodyguard The Musical. Like anyone who grew up in the 80s/90s I love the movie version. Who didn’t, right?

Whitney Houston and Kevin Costner are both pretty incredible in this movie. I had heard great things about the musical but I was still a little concerned. I had seen the Dirty Dancing musical when it came out and it did not live up to the movie version.

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