I started writing this post with the intention to unload all of the emotions and motions I’ve been going through lately, but instead, I’ve decided to refocus it on my immediate goals. That seems more productive than whining about how hard life has been lately. I know that everyone goes through tough stuff and there are plenty of clichés that fit into this scenario. But the truth is that what I’m going through is no greater or lesser than anyone else’s struggles. I plan to keep on moving forward and growing with each lesson life hands me.
On that note, I haven’t had a lot of time for self care in the month of May and I want to make sure June factors in more time to focus on the things that are important for my immediate future.
We have a lot of travel coming up this year so I have been actively focusing on saving. After being a student for so long, having money in the bank is a new and fun situation to find myself in. Not spending it is the hard part. I’ve put most of the money I’ve saved up to this point into travel so now I’m actively working on building up that bank again.
I’ve been working on maintaining a regular posting schedule but this month threw me off in a big way. Every weekend has been filled with family obligations, which isn’t a bad thing, except it leaves little time for planning posts, taking pictures and writing. I’m hoping June gives me more time to focus on writing. So far, this weekend remains relatively open and I hope to set some time aside with my planner. Having a paper planner is the best thing I’ve done all year. It’s a great place to jot down notes and it [Read more…]