Mental Health, Self Care, Depression, Anxiety

Mindfulness Quotes!!

Good Wednesday, so I’m practicing mindfulness and it seems to be helping a little. I like the act of looking in the present, instead of my crazy past. I’m new to it, but thought I would leave some mindful quotes to end the day with!! Maybe you can stick these on notes along with your affirmations, I’m totally determined to make this my year dammit…the Universe owes me!!!!!! Chat soon…

Ms. Fran

 

“In today’s rush, we all think too much–seek too much–want too–and forget about the jy of just being”-Eckhart Tolle

“If we learn to open our hearts, anyone, including the people who drive us crazy, can be our teacher.”-Pema Chodron

“Feelings come and go like clouds in a windy sky. Conscious breathing is my anchor.”-Thich Nhat Hanh

“If you want to conquer the anxiety of life, live in the moment, live in the breath”-Amit Ray

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Mental Health, Self Care, Depression, Anxiety

Snow Day and Mindfulness

Happy snow day for some I guess, because I haven’t seen on damn flake😂! That’s ok because I decided to finish brushing up on my mindfulness practice and setting my Echo Show to play meditation 🧘🏽‍♂️ music. I love this new gadget, you can program it to do just about about anything! Hell Alexa is my new ‘best friend’! I was elated to find out all the mindful apps I could enable on it! So today I’m going to catch up on some mindful activities, my therapist is going to be so happy with me. Have a great Wednesday and practice mindfulness. Chat soon….

Ms. Fran

Mental Health, Self Care, Depression, Anxiety

My Affirmations For Today:

As most of you know by now that I suffer from depression, anxiety, PTSD, etc. and for so long I couldn’t see anything good about myself. I looked like I felt, and I wore my depression very well. Bags under my eyes, weight gain/lost, didn’t much do my hair, and barely came out the house. Who knew that finally a day would come that I could believe everything I say about myself. I’m happier than I’ve been n a long time, and I do see how unique I am, how beautiful I am, and how brave I have been. Life was so cruel to me for a while, but no longer will I hide from the curve balls it throws at me. I’m no longer ashamed of my mental illness and welcome all new life challenges. I intend on spending the rest of this year recovering and healing my body, mind, and soul. So today this are my affirmations I put on my vision board, because this is how I finally see myself. Feel free to use these or share with a friend in need of a little encouragement. Have a wonderful Wednesday!!!!

Ms. Fran

Mental Health, Self Care, Depression, Anxiety

Days: 13-15 A Mom is Sentence Too

Wow it’s been only 15 days! I miss him so much, just picking up the phone to call him. I have like 15 jokes I need to tell him and can’t. Today I was feeling a bit blue before saying my prayers…But God🙌🏾 He knows how to send me to the right scriptures. I just have to keep remembering He got this. Well at least he got to see the kids, he was a little bummed because my grand was acting a little funny to him. That really hurt him bad, but I explained that he will come around once he gets back home. His girlfriend told me that my son was hanging around some shady characters back there. This just pisses me off because once again he will be influenced by other people who don’t care about life. I pray my son uses his brain this time and stay the hell out of trouble, but I’m curious? Are they bullying him? Is he just trying to survive in this environment. Again I just don’t understand how they stick people back there knowing this wasn’t his life before. He didn’t commit murder for heavens sake..I’m just going to keep praying and hope he doesn’t make any stupid decisions. Haven’t heard from him today, the waiting is sickening. Chat soon…

Ms. Fran