Parenting is hard. Very hard. The sleepless nights, the diapers, the puking, making meals that don’t get eaten, the endless pile of laundry, the driving kids to a fro, the arguments, the tears….you get the point. It sucks sometimes. It’s daunting some days. …

This 𝙖𝙣𝙭𝙞𝙤𝙪𝙨𝙣𝙚𝙨𝙨 and 𝙛𝙚𝙖𝙧 that is still looming about COVID-19 is weakening our immune system.

Add in stress over the approaching holidays, “what if’s” & not sleeping well and we are mixing up a dangerous cocktail. 𝘞𝘦 𝘯𝘦𝘦𝘥 𝘵𝘰 𝘥𝘰 𝘦𝘷𝘦𝘳𝘺𝘵𝘩𝘪𝘯𝘨 𝘵𝘩𝘢𝘵 𝘸𝘦 𝘤𝘢𝘯 𝘵𝘰 𝘣𝘰𝘰𝘴𝘵 𝘶𝘱 𝘰𝘶𝘳 𝘪𝘮𝘮𝘶𝘯𝘦 𝘴𝘺𝘴𝘵𝘦𝘮𝘴…

During this crazy time in our lives, focus on our mental and emotional wellness is crucial to navigating this “new normal”. Mental and emotional wellness inspires self-care, more relaxation, stress reduction and the development of inner strength, while having the ability to acknowledge feelings of stress, anger and fear.

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Focus on these 4 areas to strengthen your mental and emotional wellness:

  • Sleep

Living a life with more purpose starts with showing up and being present-in the moment. Actively choosing to participate in the NOW! You will never get the moment back, so why not enjoy this time and soak it all in? Be present in this moment.

Here are 5 things you can implement everyday to live a life with more purpose.

Easily add more purpose to your life

1. Be Intentional

With everything that you do, in all aspects of your life:

  • Faith
  • Family
  • Your Attitude
  • Committments
  • Career
  • Personal Self-Care

Setting intentions is powerful. It can even help to hold yourself accountable.

Examples:

  • I will participate in church on Sundays
  • I will have less screen time and…

Eryn Vargo

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