Life Tip Fridays

Remain at Peace

1463762101541[1]Happy Friday, guys!  Today, I wanted to talk about how valuable your peace is.  We’ve all heard what the negative affects of stress are, and how it can take a toll on your health and well-being.  This is where I started to realize how important it is to protect your peace.  Being at peace doesn’t necessarily mean that things are quiet around you, or that there aren’t challenges you’re facing.  Being at peace means that you aren’t shaken by the things around you.  No matter what is said to you or about you, no matter what others may do to make things difficult for you, you aren’t shaken.
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Life Tip Fridays

Don’t Settle

1461801127521[1]Today, the process of divorce is over, and I’m nearly 2 weeks single.  Looking back on my marriage, I think about all the things I agreed to that fell short of what I wanted….way short.   I can’t help but think that maybe all of the things I settled for, even back to the days my ex-husband and I were dating, ended up being the very things that contributed to the end of my marriage.  Before we got married, whenever I learned something about my ex-husband that I didn’t like or didn’t want in a partner, I said, ‘well it’ll be OK…that could change later’.  DO…NOT…DO…THAT.  Please do not do what I did.  What I should have done was take him at face value.  In the words of the great Maya Continue reading “Don’t Settle”