Intentional About Rest

I can't believe it's already December and the year is coming to an end! But, new month means a new wellness challenge. Before I get into all that, let's go back to last month. My wellness challenge for November was to practice gratitude, and I was particularly focused on being more grateful for the home... Continue Reading →

Gratitude and Contentment

Hello November! It's a new month and that means a new wellness challenge in my Happy Journal. My challenge last month was to knit every day. I did that successfully and enjoyed working on my projects a little bit each evening before heading to bed. My challenge for November is gratitude, specifically focused on home.... Continue Reading →

Intentional Happiness

I always look forward to setting up my Happy Journal each week. There is always some encouragement to be had, most times unintentional, and is exactly what I need as my week progresses. A couple weeks ago, I created a spread with black and white, pink, and gold foil stickers from the Happy Quotes sticker... Continue Reading →

Do Something Good Today

This week in my Happy Journal, I'm focused on physical wellness. This journal is used primarily for emotional wellness; for journaling my thoughts and choosing to stay positive by practicing gratitude. For my health, or physical wellness, I use a mini fitness planner. I use it to track nutrition, how I'm sleeping, exercise, etc. The... Continue Reading →

Do Hard Things

It has been a challenging week! That was an understatement. I had difficulty sleeping every single night this week. I had insomnia a couple nights where I woke around 2 AM and had trouble returning to sleep. When I did sleep, I would wake feeling like I didn't get any rest. These sleep issues are... Continue Reading →

Slow and Simple Living

My focus this week is on simplicity and living a slow life. Maybe it's the season - the cooler weather of Fall. Or perhaps it's the sense that the earth is about to go to sleep, in a sense, that makes me want to change my pace as well. I just have this strong desire... Continue Reading →

Simply Gratitude

I'm anticipating this week will be a challenging one. I'm not really sure why, it's just a feeling. So, I decided to set up my Happy Journal this week to be calming and soothing. I used the Farmhouse sticker book by The Happy Planner because the colours are just that. I don't have much of... Continue Reading →

Living Our Best Lives

As I mentioned in a previous post, the message I've been getting lately is to just have fun in everything I do. Whether that is any work that I'm assigned. Caring for my kids at home. Chores. The tasks that seem more mundane. And even the hobbies; the things that are supposed to be fun... Continue Reading →

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