Each day this week, I have done different breathing exercises to help me remember to breathe. They have helped me reduce stress levels, lower my heart rate, lower my blood pressure, improve my mood, regulate my body’s reaction to stress and fatigue, a mitigate my feelings of burnout. Here are some of the breathing exercises I am trying:
Category Archives: Inspirational
The 2021 Goodbye
Let’s just say that while I had so many highs this year. There were so many lows. Imagine feeling like life is all falling into place but also having a rattling feeling that something bad is going to happen or if you do one thing wrong things will shift dramatically. I sometimes anticipate things going wrong to the point where when they do happen, I have no plan to pick the pieces back up because took too much for my energy planning for the wrong time to happen. Failure is a self-fulfilling prophecy.
You Have The Right To Remain Vocal
I am what you would call, Overly Accommodating. For instance, if someone asks me, where should we eat, I might have something in mind but will say whatever you like is fine. I often find myself acting like the princess on Coming to America; “Whatever food you like.”
Choose Joy. I choose to find joy in my life. I used to be like Mary J Blige, “ All I really want is to be happyyyy… “ Sing along if you know the song! But I realized happiness felt temporary. I would tend to find happy moments.
When you are uncomfortable, you grow
Road to 100
IT’S OFFICIAL I LOST 100 LBS TOTAL!
I Am Not Your Secret
I knew that I did not want to be in love alone. I wanted so desperately for the guy to want me as I wanted them. Secret or not.
But as a 30-year-old woman, I am now starting to realize that there is value in my voice, and it is okay if people disagree. I
Stop Degree Shaming!
Is college or getting a degree for everyone? Absolutely, not! But do people benefit from a degree? Absolutely!
Thank God For Therapy
It’s Mental Health Awareness Month, so let’s talk about therapy! There’s something about therapy that gives you clarity and understanding of who you are and how you react to others. I did not know how much I needed therapy until I started.