Life Tip Fridays

It’s Not Too Late

1464960505276[1]Hi guys! I wanted to leave a quick note for Life Tip Fridays today. No matter where you are in life today, it’s not too late to do better or to get what you’ve wanted. I never pictured myself as one day being a divorced, single mom, but I had to learn that this isn’t all I am. It doesn’t define who I am. And just because I’m single today doesn’t mean that I’ll be single always. That was a big pill for me to swallow, because for some reason, I’ve been thinking I missed my chance to one day have a healthy, happy marriage because I had a failed marriage, and the reality is….that’s just NOT true. Continue reading “It’s Not Too Late”

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”