your guide to early mornings

If there is one thing I always hear people say it’s “I don’t have enough time.” This could be towards working out, bible studying, meal prepping, reading, praying…anything. I strongly believe that the solution lies in the hours we are asleep. We are all given the exact same amount of hours in the day; it’s all a matter of how we use them.

My whole life I have been more of an early bird than a night owl. But it wasn’t until a few years ago that I committed myself to getting up between 5-5:30. I’ve found that waking up early has been one of the best ways to increase my productivity and truthfully, my overall fulfillment in life.  I want to share a few tips that I hope you can use to train yourself to wake up earlier.  Continue reading “your guide to early mornings”

negative emotions

Ahhh, negative emotions, your favorite, right? Probably not.

We live in a society that so badly wants everyone to be positive all the time, so much so that we sometimes actually feel embarrassed when we’re not feeling positively. We try and hide it, only showing the world the “best” parts of ourselves. It’s as if negative emotions have become some sign of weakness.

I recently learned a new perspective on the importance of negative emotions and I think that experiencing them is not a weakness, but important for mental health, self-awareness, and life overall. Continue reading “negative emotions”