Today, Kimberly over at Being A Wordsmith blog has asked us what are some things that we do to be Happier, Healthier, and Wiser.
I spend as much quality time as I can with my daughter. I want to build many memorable experiences with her. We really have a lot of fun together. (See bounce house post for proof.) When we’re out I try to take as many photos as I can. Not to embarrass her, but so that when she’s older, I can say “Look Petunia, you rode the cow train!”
When I decided I was really serious about taking the plunge into motherhood, I began to eat alot healthier. I cut out the fast food, cut back on the fried food, added more green vegetables, and began to cook more. I discovered I loved trying new dishes, and I developed a love for baking from scratch. I’m happy to say the Petunia LOVES green vegetables. Brocolli is her favorite, but she can put a hurtin’ on some collard greens! LOL
|I know this is home-made whipped cream Petunia and I were whipping up may not count as healthy, but it was good! LOL|
Another thing I am seriously working on to improve my health, outside of drinking more water, is getting more sleep. It’s been a struggle. I tend to get to bed somewhere between 11pm and midnight, but then my alarm goes off at 5am. This is everyday, and by the time Friday gets here, I’m seriously dragging.
|I wish this was me right now…
Letting stuff go! I’ve realized that you can be walking around carrying years of past hurts, slights, and disappointments, and the only person still upset about it is YOU. You’re mad while the other party is enjoying life, not thinking a thing about you. Let it go, move on! You’ll feel so much lighter – I know I do.
Another thing I’ve done is to let some people go. If you always have some kind of mess brewing, negativity, or you’re a contibutor of gossip, than you can keep it moving! I want no parts of it! I have no time for it, don’t want to hear it, because nine times out of ten, if you’re calling me to gossip about “So and So”, then next week you’ll be calling her to gossip about me. Folks like that will block YOUR blessings!
What about you? What do you do to be happier, healthier, and wiser?
September Sapphire Blog Challenge Prompt: What are 3 things that make you Happier? Healthier? Wiser?