Balancing Home and Work

Balancing home and work life can be a challenge. We need to take time for ourselves sometimes! Having hobbies and taking time to de-stress is so important. This is how we can become our best selves and continue to help those around us as moms and nurses.

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How I Finally Started Meal Planning and Quit Buying Fast Food(Mostly)

Before I started meal planning, we spent $100 dollars a month or more on fast food. We still spent quite a bit on regular groceries too. Since we are trying hard to pay off our student loan debt we needed to stick to a better food budget. I knew that the best way to do this was to start meal planning better. Here are some steps I took to get motivated and organized for meal …

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How to Fight Depression With Exercise, and Increase Your Happiness

Why Exercise? People exercise for different reasons. To lose weight. Or build muscle. For fun maybe. But for me, it is essential to my mental well being. It is one of the ways I am trying to fight depression. I began exercising regularly a little over a month ago and I am loving it. Exercising has helped me have more energy to keep my house clean and play with the kids more. I have been …

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5 ways to Overcome Your Negative Thinking

I am a negative thinker. I don’t even know why or how it started. It has been something I have always struggled with. It is not an easy thing to overcome. This has been one of my many goals of late though. To overcome my negative thinking. As I have mentioned, I am new to the blogging world. I’ve been working on my blog for a little over a month now. The last few weeks …

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Realizing I Needed to Set Goals: Motivation Behind My Blog

Many of you may wonder why I decided to start a blog. It has been something I have wanted to do for a while but struggled to actually pursue this goal. Below is my very first blog post ever from my first blog that I started at the end of January. Most of it still applies today. Working on my blog (and exercising) has helped me have so much more motivation though. Hitting rock bottom …

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