6.22.2022

"More Boundaries, Less Bullshit" Weekly Wisdom

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How is your bullshit meter reading lately?

Let's face it, the day to day is filled with all kinds of bullshit - and it is reaching new levels as of late. We all are facing it one way or another, it is how we choose to react to it.

We must set our boundaries. 

Boundaries in your life are important because it helps you deal with all the bullshit coming your way each day. If we fail to set up boundaries, we are failing ourselves. We fail in our ability to survive and rise during difficult times. Bullshit is always going to be around, it will ebb and flow but it will never cease to exist. There will always be worldly BS, personal BS, work BS, family BS, petty BS - all kinds of BS. 

Have you check the batteries in your BS meter?  Are you paying attention or not giving attention when you need to?

Each day, make an effort to not let the BS get to you. It can overtake so much of your mindspace you forget to focus on what is really important to you. Those are the boundaries you need to put in place. If the morning news triggers you, don't watch it. If a social event causes you anxiety because someone who hurts your heart will be there, don't go. If social media account causes you to feel bad about yourself in anyway, unfollow it now.  You don't need or have space for any of this kind of this bullshit in your life.  Only you can make those choices and create more boundaries to make room for less bullshit. 

#bigdietitianenergy | #embracethehellyeah

~AE





 

6.15.2022

"Storms and Rainbows" Weekly Wisdom

 

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When was the last time you saw a rainbow?

Rainbows are very memorable but I can almost bet you remember the last time it stormed more than you remember the last time you saw a rainbow. 

That's because we focus more on the negative things in our lives than the positive things. We find it easier to complain than to talk about the positives in each day. We feel sorry for ourselves for what isn't going right more than we notice the abundance we have in our lives and what is going wrong. 

When you think of the glass being half full or when you remember the rainbows instead of the storms - that is next level living. You are choosing to focus on beauty, goodness and mostly the positive that you have in your life. Bad things are always going to be lurking, it's part of life. Hell, I stubbed my toe for the hundredth time yesterday and said a lot of cuss words and cried but I still have a toe, I still can walk. This might not be the bad you are thinking about but think about the "little bad things"we think and talk about everyday?  Is it really necessary?  It doesn't help uplift your day or make things easier on your mind or heart. And when something really bad happens, we just can't deal with it - it is just too hard because we have placed our focus on all the wrong things. 

Choose your hard. Choose your thoughts. Choose to always remember the last time you saw a rainbow instead of a storm. 

#bigdietitianenergy | #embracethehellyeah

~AE



6.08.2022

"Abundance" Weekly Wisdom

 

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How do you define abundance?

I will be honest, I did not really give a lot of thought to what abundance means to me until this past month. When I thought briefly about it before, I would usually think in terms of what I had in my life, more of the material abundance. I have an abundance of clothing, makeup, lotions and potions (another terms for skin care courtesy of my man friend), food and other resources to make my life comfortable. 

Now, abundance means more to me than all of that. 

Abundance means feeling things deeply in my heart and in my mind because it is not just defined by all the happy in my life, it also is about the sad. Feeling abundance is when my heart bursts with happiness while I am amongst family and friends because I know what they mean to me. It is about feeling safe where I live. It is about doing work with meaning and helping others who in return make their own lives a little better. It is about opening my eyes each morning and living a life of service to myself and others. It is also about being steady and feeling sad at the same time during tragedy because I know I am loved and those I love hard will carry me when I can't carry myself. 

 Recognize the abundance in your daily life, whether it is in the sunshine or the shadows. 

#bigdietitianenergy | #embracethehellyeah

~AE