Category: Journey

A new body – post-partum ramblings

…JUST AFTER BABY I find myself with a bit of a dilemma. After baby number three, my body is in a different state and I’m starting to learn it. The natural thing is to want to loose weight and to work on getting my body back. But, I have no such inclinations. I find myself loving my current body

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I choose me

For someone in wellness, I never understood self-care. I thought of it as something women are told when they put their families well-being above their own, “You are important too!”, that type of messaging. I felt, I looked after my own well-being a little too much actually, so self-care didn’t apply to me. Until…

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4 Weeks off (Last year)

So, I took 4 weeks off work. Why? Because I didn’t have the guts to quit. I wanted to try something new, see if I could carve out a new path for myself. I thought quitting will really light the fire under me, but couldn’t work my way up to that. So I choose to just take a long leave instead, hoping that in that time a new path would show up. I told my husband

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When Creativity Strikes!!!

I channeled my creative energies into different things last year. I found myself having creative inspirations, but holding back and being skeptical in whether to express it or not. Sometimes, I will think of the cost, sometimes the time. All the creative endeavors were successful. But they were stressful to realize, because of the agony in deciding whether to go with a creative spark or not.

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Where have I been?

Hi Lappolis, This is the longest I have gone without writing something on the blog. I’m sorry I wasn’t able to get it together enough to find something to share. I have been on another journey, one more spiritual in nature and I wasn’t sure what to share or how to share it. I just focused on the journey in the meantime. Lappolis was still close to my heart, wondering how I was going to get back. There is so much to share.

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Challenging yourself to feel – Using exercise to confront Grief

Recently, I read an open letter by Sheryl Sandberg after the unexpected death of her husband. Her post marked the end of the period of intense mourning. Her courage to pen a letter to the whole world at this most vulnerable time forced me to summon my own inner strength… so here goes. My mother died a year ago

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When ‘Me’ Becomes ‘We’

Staying on track with health and wellness in a relationship: Singledom has its benefits. Time and resources are yours to manage and you can dedicate a lot of time to accomplishing your health goals. However, although statistics show that men are healthier in long term relationships, the same cannot be said for women

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The Lazy Mum’s guide to maintaining a Household

There are a few ways I’ve been able to reduce the effort it takes to maintain my household. They fall into these general categories: organization, outsourcing & leveraging others, simplification, and automation. Organizing my home for order is by far the toughest of all the tips. I kept restructuring and moving things around

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