I believe in striving for excellence, not perfection. This way, we do the best we can with what we have and surpass ourselves time after time without losing hope. I also remind myself that my whole life is a journey. There is no goal I will ever accomplish completely. This, to me, is a great relief. … Continue reading Perfection will always be out of my grasp
The following quote will one day be tattooed on me. It's part of a poem that inspired Nelson Mandela while he was in prison. And I don't know about you but I've, personally, always found Nelson Mandela to be quite the inspiration.
The biggest struggle in my life right now is self-care. Being a working mom, I want to be able to do it all : play with the Peanut, keep a tidy home, feed my family well, spend time with the boyfriend and with family and friends, create, read, write, watch movies, and the list goes on. … Continue reading The self-care struggle is real
The first week of the year is behind me and BOY am I proud of myself! Not only was I able to follow my January Goals (you can read about it here) but I was able to implement simple changes to make my life and that of my family simpler and greener. Setting just a few … Continue reading Setting goals makes for a rested mind
Tonight, when I got home, I started putting things away while my daughter was asking for my attention. It dawned on me that my daughter, who should be my priority, was not. It got me thinking.
HAPPY NEW YEAR EVERYONE!!!! I want to start 2017 with a BANG, for January to be the month that will define the rest of the year! I tend to ask too much of myself and want to do everything all at once. This usually ends with me being discouraged and exhausted. So I give up, on … Continue reading January – The month of no spending and other things
The New Year is almost here and resolutions are being made (and most probably will be broken) all around the world. How many times have I written down a list of things I vowed to do or not do? Countless times. How many times have I seen things through? Never. If you are anything like … Continue reading 2017 – The year of no resolutions