6 Things I’ve given up for a better life

The one thing I love about motherhood is that it has pushed me to be a better person. I know that my kids are continuously watching me, so it became vital for me to make drastic changes. Trying to improve your life can seem overwhelming, but change happens incrementally, so our improvements should tackle small bits at a time. These are the 6 things that I’ve given up for a better life. No Negative Self Talk Positive thinking is an incredibly powerful tool. The quality of your thoughts determines the quality of your life. Be careful of how you speak to yourself. If you make a mistake,...

5 Wellness practices you can do in 5 minutes or less

We all have a lot going on in our lives. Between family and work, it’s easy to let the things that make us feel good fall to the bottom of our priority list.   Yes, a trip to the spa may do the trick, but sometimes we don’t have the time or money to make that happen. That doesn’t necessarily mean that self-care should go out the window. There are daily practices that you can adopt that are not time-consuming and, most importantly, they are free. Here are 5 wellness practices you can do in 5 minutes or less. Breathe deeply Before you run away, I’m not talking about meditation! I know...

How to stay focused when working from home

I’ve been working from home for almost three years now, and I’ve finally managed to find my groove. Working from home comes with its perks and plenty of drawbacks. Working remotely requires a particular type of discipline. When no one is looking over your shoulder, it’s easy to go off track. Here are some tips on how to stay focused when working from home. Limit distractions Our homes are filled with distractions. We may not have control over certain distractions, i.e., our beautiful children. But we do have control over our technical devices, for example. One minute you're reading a...

5 time management strategies for working moms

You check the time, it’s 5 pm, and you have no idea what you’ve done with your day? Worst feeling ever. I know! I’ve been there several times. So, what do we have to do differently to ensure that we get the most out of our days? Here are 5 time management strategies for working moms. Assess your time Spend a day making a note of how you spend every hour of your day. At the end of the day, look closely at how you spend your time. You’ll find that you spend a lot of time on tasks that you could have eliminated from your schedule. I know that this may be a tedious exercise, but it will give...

5 healthy habits for working from home

Some of us are used to working from home, however, there are plenty of mamas who are working remotely for the first time due to the COVID-19 pandemic. During this time, it’s essential for us to take care of ourselves so we can remain healthy and productive. These are challenging times, and it’s easy for us to sucked into making poor choices. Don’t fall into that trap. Here are 5 healthy habits for working from home. Set boundaries Take breaks throughout the day and set defined working hours. I know that it’s tempting to continue working way past your office hours because you are at home...