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SIMPLE TIPS FOR NOT LOSING YOURSELF IN THE CHAOS

What do you do when shiz hits the fan?

When everything’s falling apart all around you?
 
Do you run, hide, cry, Netflix binge, get angry, drink, shut down, and deal with everything internally?
 
Do you make the ultimate sacrifice and give yourself? Even when there’s nothing left to give?

Recently, my husband and I have been fighting like cats and dogs.

Everyday, it’s something new.

The boys, money, and the building permits (oh my!), and instead of clutching each other even tighter, we seem to get into yelling matches of who is doing more, who’s not doing a thing, and how we’re not being taken care of.

We’ve had to transition a lot these past six months.

We ripped our roots from living in the Bay Area to move closer to the property, and we just expected things to be easy and everything with our property to be a “simple” process. Ha! It’s been anything but.

The problem is that starting a new life and replanting roots...

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SELF CARE ISN’T SELFISH

Healthy Living Tips

Can’t remember the last time you took 5 or 10 minutes out of your day to breathe, do something nice for yourself or make yourself feel special?

Then, this is for YOU!

Last Christmas my husband got into a huge pileup on the freeway and completely totaled his truck.

It was my worst nightmare.

You can read the whole story here.

It was a total wake up call.

Not only to cherish my family every single day and try to be more present.

But, to start taking care of me.

I realized at that moment when I received the call from my husband that I was just speeding through life, not appreciating anything, and most importantly, I realized that I didn’t even know who I was anymore.

Before kids, husbands, and 24-7 responsibility, I remember my self-care being a thing I did weekly. No exceptions.

Every Sunday, I’d deep clean and condition my hair, give myself a foot bath and face mask and just really sit and enjoy pampering myself.

It was an hour or so routine that...

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