Reincarnated From Another Place and Time

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Do you ever get the feeling you were once someone else from another time period and place? Are you an artisan,craftsman, inventor or perhaps just feel lost in today?Maybe you are an old soul trying to make your mark on this new world.

I often have dreams and feelings that I don’t quite belong in this time. That I was royalty or a princess who traveled the world, and had many hobbies.There are so many crafts and hobbies I want to embark on but the daily grind of housework and the new age technology prevents me from getting very far.

I enjoy re-purposing old clothing and fabrics into things that fit into today. Whenever I can wear nice dresses and dress up, it makes me feel so good.

I love to make old furniture look new again. Whether it’s painting it a new color or just bringing back to it’s beauty.Our society seems to throw away a lot of older furniture that just needs a facelift.Then I go to furniture stores and they try to mimic old styles with cheap throw away materials.

I yearn to live in a more tropical climate.The ocean, sand and warmth constantly calls to me even if it is warm here in Wisconsin.

I love to experiment with cooking recipes from around the world. Many days I feel as if I was waited on and cooked delicious meals by a personal chef. There are days I crave my husband’s wonderful deserts that he makes.

Could any of these daydreams and night-time dreams once have been true. I’d love to know the answer just for piece of mind. Possibly someday my questions will be answered.

Pursuing Dreams and Passion

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Today is the day towards my future tomorrows. I have begun my journey to doing what I love to live a happy and healthy life. I’ve given notice at my conventional office retail job to pursue my arts/crafts,childcare and wellness.I feel a weight being lifted that I can concentrate on the things that are important in my life. My Health, family and to work as an artist are my priorities. Getting “Back to Basics” and “KISS” of life is where it’s at. Happy successful people say do what you love because no amount of money will ever make you happy if you don’t love your life.Success and money will follow if that is the goal to part of life’s passion.

When I began this journey it started as a conscious effort of what I eat. All 100% natural food and drinks to eat in my house. Also to listen to my body’s cue of how I’m feeling. There are a few small food exceptions for the kids and my husband. In August when I was hospitalized I threw out all harsh house cleaning and personal hygiene products. This time it’s about whole health and wellness for my family, so that I’m not tempted to eat processed, artificial and fast food items.

This journey is about getting my family and I on a more level field. My husband and I consolidated, lowered and payed off debt. Now I don’t have to worry about working a constricting job that doesn’t allow me to work on getting my self healthy.Also the two older children have been reminded how important it is to help out around the house and step things up from their techie world.

Next I took on watching another boy my sons age so that he has company and I can rest or eat as needed. So far the boys are doing very well and it is a huge relief for me to see them have fun.

Lastly I will concentrate on building my arts and crafts networks.I have lots of jewelry, furniture and sewing projects waiting to be finished.I’m on my way are you?

Balance your Passion and Potential

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Is it your time to be happy and healthy? Let’s admit that most of us need to learn to take time to Relax, Rest and Rejuvinate. Everyday we should have a routine to take the time to destress with yoga,meditation, a soothing bath, find a quiet place or whatever it takes to calm our mind and body.

For a long time, I have been going through the motions of day to day life just to pay bills and keep my family happy. When I was in my 20’s and 30’s life was all about friends, family and fun. Still I didn’t fully realize I was pursuing dreams, but not fulfilling the potential and passion to be successful for who I am. You have to be happy with who you are and be healthy. I had to connect all the dots of what I have been missing about Who I am.

First of all writing, art and animals have always been my biggest passions.Out of high school I went to MATC in Madison, WI for the Veterinary Technician program. For many years I had jobs that involved taking care of animals. In my early 20’s I attended at San Francisco City College, where I took some fine art and journalism classes. Then at 30 I went back to college again for Graphic Design at MPTC in Fond du Lac, WI. During this time I settled for a day to day¬† job that still isn’t working for my health and wellness because that’s what so many people deem acceptable. I let my family and material things spiral out of my control.

Even though I love a lot of today’s technology, I must admit that the Amish simple ways of life have also influenced me too. I remember all the simple old time pleasures that my great grandparents shared with me as a little girl.I’m now focused to eat healthier and love what I do to make a living. It’s time for me to balance my passion and potential.

You Gotta Want the Destination of Health

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Here is your pep talk article to wellness!

Remember when you were a kid and people asked who you wanted to be? Your answer might have been a teacher, farmer, fireman, policeman or an artist. Back then life was all about learning new things and having fun with friends or family.I know my parents and grandparents told me enjoy being young because when you grow up things are more challenging.

Now as a grown up life is a little more complicated because you must have a job to pay bills, have a social life and possibly a family. Day to day life is more fast paced and overwhelming.Each day there are temptations of eating processed, artificial, sugary and salty foods because they are convenient and you don’t bother to read the ingredients because it’ seems faster and you are on the go.It’s really not that hard, but you gotta want to make more conscious choices.

To travel through life’s twists and turns YOU have to figure out the who, what, where, when and why to the Destination that makes a difference in a healthy and happy living.

WHO are you going to be to make a difference in yourself and the people around. Can you make a lifestyle change to eat naturally for you and your family to stay healthy? Will you set goals and boundaries to be less stressed and have fun?

WHAT is it going to take to stay focused to eat healthy and use natural things to clean yourself and home. You need to set up a network of people to talk to you when you are tempted to steer around your destination.

WHERE will you turn for a network of friends and family that will honor your wishes to stay focused. Will you make more homemade meals,bring good snacks for on the go and pick healthier restaurants.

WHEN are you going to be ready to commit to a healthier you? Is now the time to avoid the junky alternatives that have made you gain weight,lose weight or become sicker?

WHY do you need and want to be healthier? Is it because you already have health problems that have been on a roller coaster far too long.Are you setting an example for your kids, extended family and friends to get on the ride. Do you want to be able to do more things,go more places and have more energy.