F Balance, Be Intentional Instead!

F Balance, Be Intentional Instead!

Esteem, Life Transitions/Life Purpose
I fell hook, line, and sinker for the elusive goal of obtaining balance.  I even wrote a poem about it here.  But what is balance actually?  As I think more about my life and how it is in constant flux I become anxious for the need to get it all lined up just so.  I picture myself walking on a tight rope, focus honed in on the task at hand.  Unable to move left or right for fear of free falling.  Rigid in my movements.  The flexibility to adjust? Drastically limited.  And what I come away with is a life filled with restraint.  No room to breathe too deeply because I may throw off my weight distribution on the rope.  No freedom to take in my surroundings because a loss…
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Intentionally Happy…

Esteem
For the parents...(or anyone really) As I find myself becoming more and more overwhelmed with life, mentally tired, and struggling to focus on the positive, I decided that it would be beneficial to myself and to my kids for me to work on my mindset. I was thinking about how I can be more "present" in my children's lives. I come home from work and I often find myself looking for an escape route, a moment to just breathe. Taking for granted that I can "plugin" later. In a moment. Soon... Unfortunately with life being as it is, there may not be a soon. But there is now. So I came up with a seven-day chart to help my children and I celebrate the now and to be intentionally happy.…
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