I Have a 3 Year Old!
I have a 3 year old guys. It's been a while since I've given you guys an update. COVID life has been tough. But all the days weren't bad. Here is a Vlog from one of the best days. Baby Joy Chaser's Birthday!!! Enjoy! https://youtu.be/syALIw7GRzw … READ MORE
As part of my bday celebration I am launching the Chasing Joy show to the world on YouTube. Season 1 episode 1 premieres at 10 tonight. Please watch, like and share it. You can set a reminder now👇🏾 https://youtu.be/5ISjBzSSLIs. This week has been full of ups and downs from refinancing my home, getting the COVID-19 vaccine (shot 1 of 2), my cat Peanut getting sick, celebrating my Birthday, and then Peanut taking a turn for the worse and having to be put down 😥 I'm ending the week and … READ MORE
Where I’ve Been and What’s Been Going On
Wow It has been over 6 months since I last updated this blog. I feel ashamed but not really. It is what it is. Before I really go into where I've been and what's been going on I should start by saying I have been increasingly learning to give myself more grace. So there will be no beating myself up over this little hiatus. So, where I've been? In short no where. The pandemic is still going strong so Baby Joy Chaser have been in the house. I can probably actually count the places I've … READ MORE
Trapped But Still Chasing Joy
One thing I am actively working on in 2020 is feeling my feelings. As in actually taking the time to assess what emotions I am experiencing as opposed to distracting myself, silencing them with food, or denying them all together.I had been struggling to articulate what I've been feeling lately but I think I figured it out today. As you know we are in the midst of the Corona virus pandemic. We have been practicing social distancing and living in a version of quarantine for months now. Much longer … READ MORE
Anxiety on a Hundred Thousand Trillion!
Ugh Anxiety! I have had anxiety issues for as long as I can remember. I was a good kid largely because I had so many worries about consequences. So anxiety is nothing new. It does ebb and flow. Lately it has been flowing. There's a lot going on with motherhood, new position at work, and managing bills and mortgage payments for two houses. So the anxiety is not really surprising. Luckily the big perk of writing Chasing Joy for over 10 years is I can go back and read my own advice … READ MORE
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