All posts filed under: balance

7 ideas to help you stay centered

During this time of change–with so many unknowns, with the amount of flexibility and patience being asked of you–you might feel different emotions by the minute. During this time, it’s so important that you find activities that help you stay centered. Staying centered helps you face your day with determination. I’ve been trying my best to stay mindful of my emotions. The ideas below have been helping me feel peace and strength. For example, I’ve been enjoying the company of my family lately. Having dinner together, laughing at the funny videos my sibling finds on TikTok which my mom calls Tic-Tac-Tok 😄. Let me know how these ideas work for you! Also, feel free to share what helps you stay centered. 🍃 The 7 ideas Journal (ideas: gratitude or art journaling) Spend time in nature, observe & listen to nature Connect with, enjoy the company of loved ones (love), Laugh, find humor Be grateful for the good things going on Exercise Listen to the music you love 🍃 Photo by Jan Krnc from Pexels

How to keep yourself motivated & optimistic

Keeping yourself motivated and optimistic throughout the week starts with balance. Balance starts with making time to reset, rest, & refresh. You’re at your most motivated, most optimistic, most open, and most yourself when you give yourself time to reenergize. When you don’t find time to pause, you become overly stressed, tired, and resentful. It’s hard to stay motivated and optimistic when rest and play are sacrificed for work and #adulting priorities.  If you want to keep yourself motivated & optimistic everyday, here’s a 3-step plan you can use: 1. Balance your routine & schedule Create and stick to a routine & schedule that balances time for refreshment and for work. Make time to pause and reset especially when life feels hectic. 2. Refresh your mind, body, & heart How you experience the world has a lot to do with how you see the world through your thoughts, emotions, & beliefs. This is what makes up your inner self. Everything comes back to how you experience the world inside your mind and heart. When you …