Pursuing the State of Contentment

A yearlong journey to capture the essence of contentment.

Post #24 – April’s Intentions

March was a great month. I got to spend tons of quality time with my husband, and tackled all the remaining items on my to do list before the baby arrives. I feel prepared and ready for this baby to... Continue Reading →

Post #23 – March’s Takeaways

For March, my two intentions were: Fill up the love tank Read the 5 Languages of Love by Gary CHAPMAN Identify my husband’s and my own love language Invest the month nurturing our relationship 2. Reduce Chronic Pain Hydrate -... Continue Reading →

Post #22 – Mindfulness & Meditation

So one of my intentions for March was to commit to a daily ritual of meditation in an effort to reduce my overall chronic pain. This is the post where I would like to tell you all about how enlightening... Continue Reading →

Post #21 – Quality Time

I'm back! I got knocked on my butt with a pretty bad cold last week, so I apologize for my lack of posts. I have to say, being pregnant and ill is a bad combo, fortunately I've only had it... Continue Reading →

Post #20 – Managing Chronic Pain

I am a firm believer that when it comes to pain, the battle is often one of mind over matter. If you think you can tolerate it, you can. But if you focus on it, it is magnified enormously. Having... Continue Reading →

Post #19 – The 5 Love Languages

After months on the waiting list at my local library, I finally got my hands on a copy of The 5 Love Languages by Dr. Gary Chapman. This book has long been a bestseller, and is well reviewed by a... Continue Reading →

Post #18 – March’s Intentions

Despite some bumps in the road at the end of February, it was a much lighter month, and yet I still identified some substantial ways of improving my overall contentment. For March I want to continue taking advantage of the... Continue Reading →

Post #17 – February’s Takeaways and a Monster Under My Bed

For February my two intentions were: Spruce up on the outside; - Go for a make-up make-over; - Buy some maternity clothes; and - Take 20 mins each day to invest in looking nice. Get Social; - Go on at... Continue Reading →

Post #16 – Making New Friends

One of the three actions I chose to support building on my individual relationships was to sign up for a pre-natal fitness class. I thought this would be a good way to start new friendships with other people who were... Continue Reading →

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