Pieces of me

A blog for the warriors

Day 30: Have a healthy sleeping pattern #30daysofGrowth

June 30, 2018


I’ve deleted this content as it linked to advice from someone I no longer support. I will try to replace with new content soon.

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I enjoy listening to Oprah’s SuperSoul Sessions. A few months ago, I listened to an episode with Tony Robbins. He said something that’s not necessarily always true. He said, “The beautiful thing about women is … you look out for each other and compliment … each other.” It struck me because I’ve experienced the crushing power of …

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Positivity focuses us on the virtuous. Keeping an open mind, however, allows us to take the next step and risk a poor outcome. So, keeping an open mind is part of becoming more resilient for when life gives you a one-eyed bass rather than colorful schools of small fish. 

If you think you are giving 100% of yourself to everyone around you but you are not taking care of yourself, you are fooling yourself. If you are not taking care of yourself, you don’t have 100% to give. You are not being admirably sacrificial. It’s not an honorable thing, as some of us have been misled into thinking, to martyr our self-care in the name of taking care of our family.

Day 2: Eat Well #30daysofGrowth

June 2, 2018


Having written extensively on this blog about my eating disorder and my current journey back to fitness, I didn’t feel like I was the one to discuss this subject. So, I’m sharing content from others.

First, I wanted to share this excellent article discussing the benefits of eating well on mental health, which is obviously near and dear to my heart. How Healthy Eating Helps

In an unhappy twist, good nutrition can help at times of stress, but that’s exactly when lots of us tend to eat less well. According to a recent survey nearly half of Americans overeat or eat unhealthy food to cope with stress. In fact, it’s not just that we’re seeking creamy comfort—our stress hormones actually give us the munchies. -How Healthy Eating Helps, http://www.mentalhealthamerica.net/eat-well

We’ve been told to be kind all our lives. Growing up, I thought being kind was about being able to engage in small talk with strangers. That’s not kindness; that’s about your social aptitude. Being kind is not reserved for extroverts. Kindness is easier to express with someone you like or who is nice to …

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We’ve been told to be kind all our lives. Growing up, I thought being kind was being able to engage in small talk with strangers. That’s not kindness; that’s social aptitude. Being kind is not reserved for extroverts. Kindness is easier to express with someone you like or who is nice to you. That’s not …

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