Finding a reason to smile...
The theme of social media being a mask to all the different aspects that make up the human experience, has really stuck with me recently.
I’ve learned to pay attention to my emotions from day to day, not to let them run me- but to monitor my activities to know if what I’m doing is truly bringing me joy or not.
I’ve had a lot of fun recently shooting looks, making sure to go to events for the photo opportunity etc- but I’ve also noticed that my vibrations of positivity and overall joy have been lowered.
This week, I’ve noticed that my physical appetite has lessened, my stress is higher than normal and the feeling of anticipating what may Be next has gone away.
So this morning when I woke up- after admittedly hitting snooze for about 2 hours, I had to take time to evaluate what I’ve been doing, who I’ve been doing it with and if it’s in line with where I want to be 6 months from now, a year from now etc.
Some of the answers I found didn’t make me happy, but I found the reason to smile in the fact that I’m capable of making these evaluations and able to act accordingly.
It’s February 2018... chapter 2 of a brand new book - don’t let it be the same story all over again!
My next steps will include :
1- cleaning and organizing my room
2- purging clothes and items that no longer serve me
3- creating a new schedule and sticking to it
4- doing what brings me joy
5- carving out time to do nothing but relax and be one with my own thoughts
These steps will help me refocus, realign and get back on the track that brings me joy daily.
If you’re feeling less motivated than usual, I encourage you to try these 5 steps also!