Coming Back to Blogging From an Unexpected Break!

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Man , it feels GOOD to blog again !! First of all, I want to apologize to you all for the unexpected break that I’ve had to take from blogging. These past few months have been full of so many life transitions for me. Some transitions have been stressful while others have been very exciting! Either way, I count it all joy. I’ve been extremely blessed. I’ve encountered many new life changing opportunities and I’ve also learned A LOT.

However, I am glad to be back in the positive atmosphere of blogging!! I have so much to share with you guys and honestly, even though this was an unexpected break .. it’s turned out to be very beneficial. Because of everything that life’s thrown at me over the past couple of months, I feel like I have soooo much content to share!! ๐Ÿ™‚ So that’s a good thing.

To everyone who has stillย continuously visited my blog, read and commented on my posts during my time of absence – THANK YOU!!! I can’t begin to tell you how much it made my heart smile to see everyone still being so supportive and showing so much love!! Now, if you’ll excuse me .. I have about three months worth of notifications to catch up on and soooooo many people to go and follow back!! I’m excited about getting the chance to finally catch up and explore yall’s blogs since I now have time again to do it!!

I love you guys & I look forward to posting again soon!! Thanks for stopping by. You’re amazing!!

-J e s s i c a

 

Separation Before Elevation ..

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There will be a natural process of elimination that occurs on your journey. You have to pay attention to what’s happening in your life and don’t try to interrupt the process. People will show up and show their true colors and you have to respond accordingly. You may have to cut off some people whom you’ve considered friends. You may have to cut off some family members. Anyone who is toxic and refuses to grow and change must be left behind until they are ready to catch up. There will always be separation before elevation. Be ready for it and the natural occur.
– Tony A. Gaskins Jr.
Just a little encouragement for you that also inspired me! Thanks for visiting my blog!! You’re company here is always appreciated ๐Ÿ™‚

Breathe. You’re Going To Be OKAY.

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Breathe and remember that you’ve been in this place before. You’ve been in this uncomfortable and anxious and scared, and you’ve survived. Breathe and know that you can survive this too. These feelings can’t break you. They’re painful and debilitating, but you can sit with them and eventually, they will pass. Maybe not immediately, but sometime soon, they are going to fade and when they do, you’ll look back at this moment and laugh for having doubted your resilience. I know it feels unbearable right now, but keep breathing, again and again. This too shall pass. I promise it will pass.
-Daniel Koepke
Just some real and true encouraging ones for the beautiful who’s fighting depression the hardest today. I love you. Sending lots of positive vibes your way! Breathe, for real. Everything is really going to be okay. xoxo!

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The Life of a Housewife is NOT for Me!!

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Living the life as a housewife is NOT for me!! This is not a post to down the women who are. I actually applaud you all because I don’t see how y’all do it !!! I start my new job in the next 3 days so until then .. I’m stuck at home with the kiddos and as of right now, I can say that my children have officially driven me bat sh*t crazy and gotten on my damn nerves !!! ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚
Excuse my french but that is exactly how I feel right now and I kind of feel like blogging about it is just a way for me to vent!! From the all of the fussing, fighting, whining, calling my name a million times, asking a thousand questions, the horse-playing and everything on top of the normal mom duties and house duties … I’m just over it !!
I don’t know how real housewives do it. I don’t know how my sister does it! She’s been a housewife/stay at home mom for at least three years now and she has two children just like I do. I applaud you women though because it’s a lot of work!! It’s almost like having a job in my eyes except you don’t get paid for it. You’re responsible for ALL of the mom duties, entertaining the kids, managing to keep the house nice and clean, preparing all three meals, and still having enough energy to entertain your husband when he gets home. And honestly, I probably didn’t even name everything but all of that right there is E N O U G H !! More than enough!
I am not cut out for this type of life and I’m not ashamed to say it! I’m one of those that has to get up and go to work just about everyday. I have to be doing something productive that doesn’t involve me being trapped in the house with my children all day. For it to happen occasionally is cool but everyday? Hell to the NO! My husband could be making over $100,000 per year and I would still get up and take my butt to work somewhere!
So with that being said, THANK YOU FOR LETTING ME VENT !! Now please excuse me while I go put these sweet, innocent, handsome, cute, cuddly, smart, wild, loving, hyper hyenas down for a nap ๐Ÿ˜œ

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Self Accountability – Another Level of Self Care .

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Self Accountability is another level of Self Love & Self Care. It is so important to be able to take responsibility for yourself, your actions, and your mistakes.

Yes, love yourself .. but also analyze and be critical of how you think, act, and behave. Self love without self awareness is useless. Be accountable and if you don’t know how, here are few ways to practice it. ๐Ÿ™‚

 

  1. Acknowledge that you’re struggling.
  2. Accept that you’re imperfect and that it’s normal.
  3. Ask for help when you need it. Don’t let pride get in the way.
  4. Slow Down! –
  5. Learn how to handle your problems and pick your battles.
  6. Take responsibility for your mistakes.
  7. Practice the art of apology.

 

When you have a well-developed sense ofย selfaccountability, you are honest with yourself, and are answerable and responsible for what you say and do. You have the ability to look beyond the immediate moment to consider the consequences and know if you are willing to pay them. You have personal ethics.

Keep striving to become a better you and remember:

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