Lately, I have found myself thrown into these major extremes of emotion – anger, hurt, frustration and – on the other end – complete happiness and gratitude. When I allowed myself the opportunity to stop and look at why I am behaving like this, I was able to see a lot. I found myself being angry and judging myself because others were doing things “I couldn’t” and accomplishing things “I haven’t”. I almost had to YELL at myself to snap out of it. I was getting so caught up in all of the things on my “lists” that I couldn’t see how much I have accomplished and done. I am working on just taking a few breaths, coming to the present moment and giving thanks for where I am at that given moment. This has allowed me to stop being overly dramatic and ENJOY a bit more of life, which feels much better! What can you do to bring more joy to your life today?
As the long winter days continue and we are still confined in many ways, it is easy to go stir-crazy and feel depressed or sluggish. What do you do for fun to keep your spirit up? With a toddler and...