I was very fortunate to be able to put myself first a few mornings every week throughout this past summer. For the first time in years. Which wasn't an easy task with a mothers circus juggle of sports schedules, weddings and other fun filled events that happen all summer long. But it was necessary. Happy healthy mother = happy healthy family! My focus during "me" time was getting back on track with a healthy lifestyle change. It really just took an hour at the gym every other day and a change in good food choices. I slowly saw the positivity from it all when everything else in life seemed just a bit easier. Everything from the housework to our crazy schedule and everything in between.
Advice for today, very simple. Take a moment and do something that makes you happy. If you have an hour, take a bath, get a massage, sit and enjoy a cup of coffee with the book you haven't read yet that is sitting by your bed. The more you can take care of yourself and take a moment to be self serving, everything feels less stressful and more enjoyable. I only speak from experience and this is a must for every person. Until next time, do as the British do, Keep Calm and Carry on.
“It is not arrogant or egotistical to feel good inside. You had nothing to do with it. It’s simply the honest response to clearly perceived Reality.” ~ Erich Schiffman