Monday, November 4, 2013

little lessons : build in rest & buy yourself a sweater

Happy Monday to you all! We survived.


Last week was a little bit of a blur for me. Every night I had somewhere to be or something to do - mind you, it was all fun stuff. When the dust settled this weekend, I had a bit of time to reflect.

Here are a few mini-lessons I've learned:

- If you see a sweater you love at Target and there's only one left in your size, buy it. It won't be there next week.

- No matter how long you've been saving, you will feel a pang of anxiety when you make a big purchase. Wait it out, you will get excited...

-  If you plan to go somewhere on Friday, built in rest time during the week. Otherwise, you will crash. You are not superwoman. It's okay to be tired and call a time out. This is a lesson I will learn and re-learn.

- Peppermint tea will make your belly feel better 75% of the time. Drink lots of it!

- A short workout is better than no workout. Even if you can't remember the last time you did any physical activity other than walking your dog.

post-workout & smiling.

How was your weekend? Any lessons learned?

xx Janelle

16 comments:

  1. Love those! Totally agree with 1 and 2. I can never make a big buying decision without feeling some anxiety!

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  2. Life is full of mini-lessons! Love yours!! Have a wonderful week.

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  3. Great lessons and now I have to get me some peppermint tea...

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  4. Ha Ha. Definitely need to build in rest time, need to think about that especially for the upcoming holiday season. Cheers!

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  5. Love these lessons - especially the one about working out. Okay, time to get off the computer!

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    1. Thanks Tazim! It's hard to step away sometimes...

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  6. Great post! I think we could all get something out of these lessons!!

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  7. I so identify with the big purchase anxiety, i still never really feel grown up enough to make purchases with confidence.

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  8. I love the photos of your puppy, I love people who love their pets, as you do!

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  9. I made the same mistake at Target before Christmas and I am still mourning the loss.

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