Have you ever felt stuck at your job? Stuck with a friend who no longer shares your values and ties you down? Stuck in a lackluster relationship?
I’ve felt stuck in all three of these categories, but I’ve learned to tidy up my life and seek out that which brings me joy. Making a career change and terminating some relationships has dramatically improved my life.
Marie Kondo is an organizational guru. She has a show on Netflix and wrote a book, The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up, explaining her process. …
Inhale 1… 2… 3… Exhale 1… 2… 3… Deep breaths. Lying on my yoga mat, staring up at the ceiling, I slowly brought my breathing back to a normal pace rather than heavy panting. I had just finished my final 28 Day challenge workout.
Not that I knew it was my final workout of the challenge on Day 23, but sometimes life becomes overwhelming, and plans don’t pan out.
I did not do the last five days of the four-week program. …
Sleep in until 9 a.m. Wake up. Get coffee. Sit down to work. Maybe get another coffee.
Now it’s lunchtime. Make a sandwich. Grab a Dr. Pepper from the refrigerator. Get back to work.
Finally, it’s evening. Time to relax with a glass of wine and some Netflix.
Coffee, soda, and an alcoholic beverage constituted the majority of liquids I consumed over the spring and summer. Like most people, I’m sure, quarantine and the daily increase of Covid-19 cases took a toll on my mental and physical health.
Over the past two months, though, I’ve been focusing on getting my health back on track. The easiest way for me to start? Stop drinking alcohol almost daily. Then I reduced my soda and coffee intake. …