I'm reintroducing my Friday favorites - things that have made my week a little better, one way or another.
We all have busy lives and oftentimes forget to enjoy the little things. Through this series, I am reminding myself of the things that made this past week and you can expect it to be anything. I hope I can inspire you to do the same.
Now, shall we?
Hi there! I hope that 2018 found you in a good state and determined to make it the year of good changes and experiences. I have taken a few days off to focus on my priorities for the year ahead and the ways I'm making it MY year.
While reflecting on the past year (feels so good to say it), I realized that, apart from feeling like a zombie throughout, I also felt very tired. We made changes in our diet but it didn't seem to help, so I tried looking back to find what could have been the culprit. I didn't have to look too far.
Over a year ago, I have set up the bedtime option on my iPhone (if you have a different kind of phone, try finding a similar app), along with a reminder to ensure I'm getting eight hours of sleep.
Needless to say I was ignoring that reminder,
2017 has been a strange year and I know a lot of you will agree with me on this one. Things didn't go according to plan, situations escalated, changes that were supposed to make it better backfired and my health declined.
But don't get me wrong, it wasn't ALL that bad. We got to visit Alcatraz and Grand Canyon West for the first time, found art in unexpected places, changed our diet and made healthier choices that led us to discovering unusual recipes, and found a way to cope through it all.
We're hours away from a new year in the calendar. It's that time we start drafting our goals and resolutions. We all agree that they are important, however, most of us fall short of carrying on with them for more than a few months. I'm embarrassed to admit that I am part of that group as well and I want out. But in order to be successful, I need to do a few things.
So, in this new year, I vow to...