7 Ways to Erase Your Stress with a Weekend Getaway

7 Ways to Erase Your Stress with a Weekend Getaway | WORKING MOM | BUSY MOM | MENTAL HEALTH

  Life. It's messy. It's hairy. It's difficult. And more often than not, we just want to escape from it. I don't know about you, but there are so many things in life that cause huge amounts of stress: how are the bills going to get paid this month? is my kid getting bullied at school? when am I supposed to have time to clean up the house between work, errands, … [Read more...]

How Daily Meditation Made Me Less Crazy

  This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Prevention.com So we're into February now, and all those New Year's Resolutions we made over a month ago may be long gone at this point. There's a simple reason why that happens, and it has to do with the fact that most people have an all-or-nothing mentality. What I mean by that is that if you made a resolution to lose … [Read more...]

5 Positive & Healthy Ways You Can Justify Spending Money on Yourself

As a middle class mama, I know that money doesn't grow on trees. I earn every dime I make, and I do my best to stretch each dollar. We don't go out to eat a lot. We don't spend money on unnecessary items. We don't go on extravagant vacations. Things are always just a little tight. With that being said, I am a firm believer that it is important to invest in yourself and your … [Read more...]

7 Myths about Getting Healthy that You Need to Kick to the Curb

I’m not gonna lie. Every time I talk about eating healthy food or waking up early to workout on my blog or in one of my emails, I can pretty much hear a collective “groan” all across the internet. “Getting Healthy” does not have a positive ring to it for many people. In fact, the thought of diving into a healthy lifestyle is full of so much dread and negativity, and I’ve … [Read more...]

How to Meal Plan in 20 Minutes a Week so it Doesn’t Feel Like a Second Job

As we head into the new year, I’m guessing that most of you have goals of being more organized, getting healthy meals on the table more consistently, and basically just being healthier, right? There are programs all over that are helping you do all of those things. There’s the Kon-mari thing that helps you organize your home. There are a billion meal-planning and weight loss … [Read more...]