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It's okay not to be okay.

Happy World Mental Health Day Let’s talk about mental health -  in honor of World Mental Health Day today. This is a super important thing we all need to focus on with ourselves. Being aware of your mental health is definitely something that you should keep up with.  My mental health lately has been shit . Not working and having zero income with bills is really hitting me, hard. I’ve been looking for jobs, I really have. And applying! I just think I can do better. I can do more and apply for more. I'm going to have to settle for something in the meantime. I had a MAJOR breakdown earlier this week. I found myself bawling my eyes out on my bathroom floor. And I mean BAWLING. Like, ugly crying, hyperventilating and completely hysterical. What is wrong with me? What am I doing? This isn’t me, at all. I’ve been in this slump and it just keeps getting worse. I just really need to focus on myself and getting my shit together.   I’ve been forcing myself out of bed and for

You Have Two Options, Make Progress or Make Excuses

It's too cold. I'm too tired. It's raining. I'll do it tomorrow. I don't feel like it. LETS GO!

I used to find every excuse in the book to not work out, to not take a class at the gym and to not do any physical activity at all. I'm too tired, too depressed, laundry, cleaning, don't feel good, etc. The list goes on and on. Sometimes, finding excuses can be more exhausting than the actual workout - and definitely not rewarding. GET UP AND DO IT. It's just that simple. Everyone has a busy schedule, but everyone also has the same 24 hours in a day. Someone busier than you is working out right now, just sayin'. If you want it, you have to suck it up and do it. You have to find the time. Even if you start out small, GET UP AND DO IT! Look at me, I started out by taking a few classes at the gym. When I found out about the first challenge, I took a chance and did it. I met so many inspirational and motivational individuals who helped me push myself and work toward my goals. And now look where I'm at! (the gym every day 😜)

I have had a LOT of people come up to me and ask me how I do it. How am I going to the gym every day? How am I able to get a work out in every day? Simple - I just do it! Sometimes I have to push myself, but I find that if I don't go, I feel guilty. Eventually, it just becomes a habit and I find myself at the gym even when I don't feel like it. I don't regret it afterwards, that's for sure!

Memorial Day Fat Burner Class. GET IT DONE. 
When people come to me and ask me about my journey and tell me how motivational I am, I get inspired even more and only want to continue to thrive. What drives me crazy, though, is the people who tell me they want to do what I'm doing and want to lose weight and better themselves, yet find those damn excuses not to! SERIOUSLY, STOP FINDING EXCUSES AND JUST FRICKEN' DO IT! One hour of working out is only 4% of your day, come on! I get tired of people telling me over and over again what they want, but not doing it, not going for it and working toward their goals. Things take time and motivation, you just have to find it. One of my biggest pet peeves is when someone continuously complains about things that they can change, but instead of making changes, they just continue to complain. Sometimes, you have to create your own happiness. If you want changes, you have to start somewhere.

And I'm only saying this to try and help - some people need the extra push. I know I did, that's for sure! Now, it's time for me to get back on track because I feel like I'm losing my mind a little bit. Things can only get better though! STAY POSITIVE!

**Comments: words of encouragement and quotes are slightly needed right now and much appreciated!**


XOXO, M♡

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