This weekend, I spent my time relaxing in bed, enjoying Mother’s Day. My boys cleaned my house for me and that was one of the best presents that I could get!
One of my favorite ways to relax on the weekend is to read some of my favorite blogs. This week there were a few blog posts that really caught my eye and my heart. Five Easy Ways to Grow Meaningful Friendships by Lara Casey really spoke to me. I’ve been drowning in the friendship pond of disappointment and guilt. As an adult, we sometimes feel that we have to get this “friendship thing” perfect or at least we should by now. This blog was a real comfort knowing that I’m not alone in this struggle.
Do you struggle with putting other people first? The read Why I Stopped Helping People And You Should Too, very eye opening perspective on making yourself a priority and giving to those who deserve your love. As a mom, I always out my children first, but this behavior has seeped into all of my relationships. Sometimes I’m a bit of a people pleaser and this has come back to bite me.
Stress, we all deal with it. But do we truly understand the impact of stress on the body? When we become overwhelmed by stress we hold it in our bodies. Personally, I can always tell when my body is overloaded, my shoulders hunch, my jaw clenches, and my body gets tense. Learn Where Stress Gets Stuck in the Body—And How to Release It.
What are some of your favorite blog posts?