+ learning to make your soul happy
Hot Apple Cider Tea
Red Velvet Chocolate
These are my favorite teas to drink all year long but especially during Autumn. They're delicious to drink with or without adding anything to them. My personal favorite is adding Amaretto creamer just a teaspoon to the red velvet chocolate or peppermint chocolate. The pumpkin spice is amazing with a hint of anise or eating it with a piece of caramel black licorice. And of course the apple cider adding a sprinkle of cinnamon or even teaspoon of caramel creamer. The possibilities are endless.
And although I don't get to sit down and enjoy a cup of tea like I could pre-motherhood, sitting in my favorite spot with a good book and a journal to doodle or jot down a thought in a moments time is still one of my favorite things.
I think when you become a mother you tend to put yourself last always. At least for myself if I cannot get all my chores done then sometimes I feel as though the things I want to do the most get put on the back shelf so to speak. When in reality at some point in the day we all really need to stop and just be one with the universe and take time to just live. To just enjoy each second.
In a world where time never stops somehow
we must find the will to just make the time to make our souls happy
I think humans are really just the robots of everyday life. When do we ever we stop? Do we just keep going and going and going until the fire within ourselves slowly turns into a small flicker of light then eventually burns out?
We need to force ourselves to slow down and enjoy life. One day we will look back and realize the little things were big things.
" The faster we live, the less emotion is left in the world. The slower we live, the deeper we feel the world around us. "
I think we owe it to ourselves to be able to indulge in all of life's mysterious and wonderous moments. Starting with doing the things we love the most. That is why I am making a list of all the things I want to do, things that make my soul happy. A simple list that I can go to pick a few things to do when I'm having a crazy moment something that will calm my soul.
- listen to music
- take a nature walk
- unplug from the world
- drink tea
- write a book
- enjoy silence
- learn the act of not caring. Really it is freeing.
The list is endless but this is my list. Life is too short to not treasure each minute because really whether it be good or bad each second we are alive its all a learning experience. Look for the good in all things.
" She who is brave is free "