GOING SUGAR-FREE – 4 Approaches To Get You There

Did you wake up one day and decide that going sugar-free was something you needed to do for your health? Or have you been thinking about it for a while. Have you tried to cut out the white stuff only to find yourself over-indulging on a daily basis?

Are you finding that going sugar-free just might be too much?

You’re not alone.

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ALONE IN A CROWD – What To Do When You Feel Like You Don’t Fit In

Have you ever experienced that moment when swirling all around you are people enjoying themselves, being social and sharing their ideas, while you feel like you’re standing still and somehow separated from them. You’re there, but not really part of it. You just don’t fit in?

You have things to say, but it doesn’t feel like anyone really wants to hear them. Or worse yet, it feels like you always say the wrong thing.

Do you find that it happens often? Do you find that it’s a rare occasion where you feel like you fit in? Do you find that more often than not you don’t truly connect with the people around you – as if to fit in you have to be something different then who you really are?

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HOW TO LOVE YOUR BODY WHEN IT BETRAYS YOU – Living With Chronic Illness

If you have a chronic illness, then you probably have a love-hate relationship with your body, and I’m going to go out on a limb and suggest that it’s more hate than love. In fact, you might just be wondering if it’s even possible to love your body when it basically betrays you every single day.

I know that I struggle with it.

I get angry at my inability to do the things I want to do because of the agony that my body puts me through. I get frustrated that my body is sucking the enjoyment out of pretty much every aspect of my life.

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AM I A BAD PARENT IF I DON’T PLAY WITH MY KIDS?

I’ve been fighting admitting this for a long time.  Because, to be honest, I feel a bit ashamed. But I can’t pretend for one minute more or I’ll explode in frustration. I DON’T want to play with my kids!

Don’t get me wrong. I like hanging out with my kids. Spending time with them isn’t the problem. I just don’t want to play with them! I don’t want to get down on the floor and drive cars or dress up and pretend I’m the bad guy.

Don’t they have friends for that?

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HOW TO BE PRODUCTIVE IN LIFE WHEN YOU’RE NOT A MORNING PERSON – Confessions of a Night Owl

Confession time: I want to be productive in life, but I am NOT a Morning Person.      

I NEVER bound out of bed in the morning ready to face the day; and when I say never, I really mean never. It doesn’t matter what I’ve got planned. I could be staying at an all-inclusive resort with the ocean right outside my patio door, and I would still need to drag myself out of bed.

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FIND THE MOTIVATION TO TACKLE YOUR DREAMS – AKA The Struggle with Inertia

I’ve got big ideas and great big dreams, but I’ve also got a problem – one that I imagine that most of you probably struggle with: how to find the motivation to chase after those big dreams.

Seriously, I know where I want to go with my life – I can see it so clearly that I can almost feel myself living it.

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WHY ARE THE HEALTHY CHOICES THE HARDEST TO MAKE?

I went to bed last night brimming with the surety that today was going to be the BIG DAY. I was sure that I was ready to make the change, and that today would be the first day of many to follow where I would stick to making healthy choices. The chocolate would stay on the shelf, the Coke would stay in the dispenser, and I would munch on veggies to my heart’s content.

And when I woke up this morning, I knew that it wasn’t just going to happen – it was going to be a struggle, if it was going to happen at all.

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KEEP CALM WHEN IT ALL GOES WRONG – Because Nothing Good Comes From Losing Your Cool!

Keep Calm and…

There’s a myriad of different ways that those words can end. I’m sure you’ve seen the messages; they seem to be cropping up everywhere these days.

The original message, Keep Calm and Carry On, dates back to World War II. The British Government was trying to raise morale in the face of potential bombing raids, not something we have to deal with today thankfully, but I don’t think that the message is irrelevant for us.

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LOOKING FOR THE SECRET TO BECOMING A PERFECT PARENT? Stop Right Here!

Have you been searching Pinterest, reading every post you can get your hands on to try and find the secret to becoming a perfect parent? Have you been scouring Facebook in hopes of discovering the life hack that will move your parenting to the next level?

Are you tying yourself up in knots trying to do it all? And coming up short?

Are you wondering what’s wrong with you? Why can’t you get it right, when everyone else seems to be?

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SEEING THROUGH THE FOG – Coping with Brain Fog

Brain fog – just another one of those fun symptoms that seems to go hand in hand with chronic pain – and it’s a fun one let me tell you.

I don’t know if it’s actually taken quite a while for my brain fog to develop or if I’ve just been living in denial; but, it’s here now.

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