Don’t Give Up…Take A Different Route #saturdaymotivation

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Hey loves! The other day I had to tell myself this over and over and that I was making the right decision. You see, I was waiting on this for a very long time (in my mind-not that long) and it had to be declined. Sighs.

Have you ever wanted or waited for  something and when it manifested, you can’t take it because of the timing or it was snatched away at the last minute?

Well, in my case, as most of you know, I’ve been applying for many jobs and going to interviews so I can move out of a situation I’m in. And of course, support myself and daughter financially.

The other day I have received wonderful news that made me jumped up and down gleefully then it came crashing down like an oversized anchor over my head. I gotten one of the jobs I applied for! I worked there for, actually it was the last job I had back in 2014.

After realizing that my daughter isn’t quite finished with school yet and with no support. After finding out her last day of school (May 26) after being forced to declined the job offer, I was floored. (Yet, fingers crossed for the other two coming my way.)

Yeah, I was. But I made a mistake last time trusting someone with my daughter that didn’t ended well-I had decided to quit. Long story short, my mother will keep my daughter while I work until she and I enrolled her in a summer camp or whatever safe and trusted.

What I want to leave with you is, when you believe everything is out of your control, don’t give up. Don’t fret and don’t feel like all is lost. Just find another route to take when one- or two, is blocked.

Enjoy your day! 💜

Taking One Day At A Time 

Writing this has been thought of over and over whether to post it or not. I was feeling high to low and back to low again this week. After taking to a friend of mine yesterday, I had bawled. I cried and cried in the bathroom like a baby before preparing dinner for my daughter and me. Sometimes you try with all your might to stay strong and, yet you feel hopeless.

Most of you may not know this but a few years back I was diagnosed with severe depression and anxiety. I was put on medications and even went to counseling. The counseling work wonders and I’ve been thinking about going back. The medications wasn’t too great. Either my body felt depended on them or messed me up emotionally and physically. I was either too happy for comfort or too moody. If I happened to missed a few days of taking my pills, I’ll get sick. I felt horrible. It has been almost a year since I been off the medications, yet I still take for high blood pressure.

Yesterday, waves of emptiness and sorrow swallowed me as I cried till I choked on my tears. I thought I was getting somewhere which I’m sure I was, but I have a problem with being patient. If you have worked so hard on yourself and on projects, looking for jobs, it will leave you wondering why haven’t anything surpassed yet. I am literally sick and tired of feeling like a failure and sacrificing myself cause of what? I’m not going to vent on and on, I just want to be happy and persevere onwards, while taking one day at a time.

So, I been meditating more often. I found an app called Nature Sounds. I love listening to it and it even let me mixed up the sounds. If you like the sound of rain which majority of us do, it has all types of rain sounds. Or, when you want to go to the beach like me but can’t, you can close your eyes and visualize being there; allowing your spirit to feel at peace, your mind at ease, and your body relaxed.

On YouTube, I became addicted to falling asleep while playing the meditative sounds with binaural beats in my ears while also working on my chakras. Trust me, it’s a go-to and it will help you tremendously if you allow it too.

I’m just an empathic individual who had allowed mediocre, negative people bring me back to my lowest; it’s not worth it.

I do have a challenge for you all that I’m doing too. It can be easy or hard- depends on you.

My challenge is:

  1. Let’s love on one another.
  2. Whatever may be going astray in your life, talk about it or write it down.
  3. Meditate or whatever you do to relax.
  4. Be positive. Surround yourself with positive people as well.
  5. Take a time out to do what makes you happy. We all could use a pick-me-up.
  6. Be active and proactive.
  7. Rest.

That’s it for today loves. One can only hope what the next day will bring. But, we have to take one day at a time for tomorrow isn’t promise to us.

What do you do to relax and/or how do you get through your days?