“You’re a what?”
Thanks so much for caring. Nah, I still have it together…I think.
Well, I am definitely not “granola”. You won’t see me fighting for gluten-free in the stores but I’ll buy organic if I have the money for it. I am all about making our lives better a little bit at a time. Like adding a handful of raisins. I am definately not living without cookies…but if I can make them a smidge better, I will. Oatmeal Raisin.
My Philosophy is this:
Do more than yesterday.
If it is one more step or one less cookie (oh hell, maybe just a healthier cookie) or one more page read you’re doing it right.
I totally had buttered popcorn for lunch today. (I know you’re proud.) “How is that better than yesterday?” You ask. Well yesterday I had a cheese quesadilla aaaaaand buttered popcorn. Come on, we all have our days.
Even still, I love to make changes and make myself a better me. I’m not going to suffer to try to do it though. I don’t feel like it’s any sort of trophy I can hold up to say, “Oh I suffered through this week in the name of health or fitness or frugality or whatever.” Now please don’t get me wrong. I hope that we always put forth effort. I hope that we’re always trying to make our lives better, and ourselves better but let’s not make it a badge to say, “My struggles are harder than yours” or “I had it worse than you because I cut out all sweets for a month.” That’s just not cool.
Let’s not make our struggles a competition.
I want this to be a fun place. I want it to be somewhere we can encourage each other. I want you to feel like you’re always moving in the right direction. Even when we have a setback (like cheese quesadillas), even when we fall flat on our faces. That is not the end. Whether your area of focus is mental health or fitness or lifestyle or a non-toxic home, this is our safe place.
That’s why I’m such a strong advocate for doTERRA. DoTERRA is such an easy way to do more than you did yesterday. It can be used around the house instead of toxic cleaners. It can be used internally for many health benefits. You can use it as an Certified Pure source of flavor for food (Try the Cilantro for salsa. Ole!). You can use it to supplement your medicine cabinet for things like neck discomfort, soreness in your muscles, stuffy noses and sneezing and tummy problems. That’s just the beginning.
If there’s any way that I could help you do more than you did yesterday, please tell me!
I’m here as a wellness Advocate but I’m also here as a friend. Anything we can as a community to help you make yourself a little bit better (like let’s call it “adding the raisins”) then we are in!
Are you an Oatmeal Raisin Cookie kind of person? Or are you something different? Please comment letting me know your thoughts or what you might call yourself.