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Mindset

See her: 3 ways to rediscover who you are so you can love who you’ve become

Do you miss her? You know, the girl who was happy. The girl who had plans. The girl who was fun to be around. But now . . . Now, this girl has forgotten how to dream. Her heart is hurting. She looks in the mirror to see a body she doesn’t recognize. She doesn’t know who she is anymore. The girl is lost. She tells herself: “I don’t know who I am anymore.”“I’ve lost myself.”“I don’t recognize who I’ve become.” She walks around in a woman’s body. A wife. A mother. A sister. A friend. Ye[...]

Don’t wait: 3 steps to stop procrastination so you can get things done

It’s noon already. Your to-do list is still full. Instead of working on getting things done, you sit there. Mindlessly scrolling through your Facebook or Instagram feed while on your fourth episode during your Netflix binge, you have yet to get up. There’s a house to clean or a project calling your name. Maybe you have a paper you should be working on for school. So you tell yourself, after the next episode, after I take my nap, or in just ten more minutes. Another excuse with nothing accomplished.[...]

No competition: 3 ways to stop comparing yourself to others

Raise your hand if you have ever said these things to yourself: I wish I were ______.I don’t fit in.If I was as smart as her, I could …I never wear the right thingI can’t do _____ as well as _____Am I as pretty as her? I don’t know about you, but I could raise my hand to all of these. With just a quick scroll through Instagram or Facebook can make you evaluate all sorts of things if we are viewing from the perspective of comparison. Everyone “seems” to have it all put together while you sit there[...]

Healthy Marriage: 3 lessons about celebrating holidays as a military wife

Being a military wife is already hard, but celebrating special days without your spouse can be particularly tricky. Sometimes, I just want to climb in my bed and just sleep the day away, but I know that is not a healthy response. Instead, I have learned a few healthy lessons that have helped me focus more on what I have in my relationship beyond a date on my calendar. Sign up here to receive your own 20 days to a healthy marriage. Lesson 1—The status of my relationship is not defined by a date Throughou[...]

Renewed perspective: 3 things to do when you are having a challenging day

Ever had a day that just seems to start off wrong? You wake up late. Your kids won’t stop fussing. You spill your coffee. Your spouse has an attitude. One thing seems to pile up after another. Before you know it, you are complaining and just have a bad attitude. Your words become daggers thrown at anyone who gets in your way. You go from being in a bad mood to having a bad day. The good news—you can turn your day around! The next time you have a challenging day, try these three tips to help renew[...]