I wish one day I’ll be able to tell my son (as an adult) how much everything he does makes me work harder to be a better husband, father, and person. We had a stare down this past weekend... he won this round 😂😂. Weekends are over rated! Embrace Monday’s!
I’ll choose her every time now. Because all the things I’m beginning to lose almost killed her. Before I left her behind. I never allowed her to stand up for her self. I almost lost her completely, but the powerful women she is she hung on. She hung on to something I didn’t even know was there. Then finally when I allowed her to break threw and finally speak. She had a strong meaningful message! Listen to her she knows how bad you want to live! #sobriety #soberwomen #finallyliving #dontgiveup
“Sometimes, we’re succeeding so slowly it feels like we’re failing, when we’re not.”
- Geoff Bynum
A few Sundays ago, my pastor mentioned this quote on his sermon. It was much needed, for both my husband and I. We’re all so used to seeing results fast, that we often see slow progress as failure. We often see God only in our successes (according to the world’s standard), that we forget that God is also in the waiting and in the process. Let’s rejoice in those too.
May you be encouraged 🌱
“And let us not grow weary while doing good, for in due season we shall reap if we do not lose heart.”
Galatians 6:9 NKJV
Even though I feel like we were ALL winners, It was announced on yesterday in my accountability group that I lost the most weight in the “Take Your Body Back Fitness Club” Challenge founded and lead by @tisaxj
Juantisa Hughes! I LOST 21 POUNDS IN 21 DAYS!!! THANK YOU TISA!!! ❤️❤️ Ladies, trust me when I tell you I’ve tried several different weight loss plans and quick fix diets, but I can TRULY say that once you say YES and TRULY COMMIT to the “Take Your Body Back Fitness Club,” I PROMISE you will lose the weight. Listen to me when I tell you EVERY LADY IN OUR GROUP that committed to the plan and said “YES” lost weight!!! (Even those physical disabilities). I’m telling you I witnessed this and the scale does not lie lol.
Tisa listened to God and decided to share, mentor as well as participate in this GREAT Fitness program with a great group of women! It’s not just an exercise/diet program but it’s an overhaul of your lifestyle while building a sisterhood full of accountability partners who encourage each other daily! I LOVE IT!
I’m sooooo happy to be a part of this group and will be continuing because I can’t wait to see what’s next for my overall health to include mind, body and spirit!
If you’re interested in being a part of this WONDERFUL group there is a round starting in November so don’t wait to sign up because it’s filling up fast!
Please email my fabulous Coach Juantisa Hughes firstname.lastname@example.org
(from your most frequently used email address). Make sure you put: “I WANT IN” in the subject line. You'll be placed on her VIP wait list, giving you 1st dibs before it's opened up to everyone. Also, connect with her by sending her a FB Friend Request for all updates.”**** I’m telling you the scale doesn’t lie! It worked for me so I KNOW IT CAN WORK FOR YOU!* *results vary with each participant
SEE LESS OF YOU IN NOVEMBER!
Are YOU ready for the challenge??? #getterdone #imyouraccountabilitypartner #transformingmindbodyandsoul #hanginthere #dontgiveup #itsaprocess #falldowngetbackup #thickgirlsfitgirls
💪🏾 #takeyourbodyback #FortyPlusFormula #NoExcuses #OnlyResults #LivingMyBestLife
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There are still moments where things trigger something painful deep inside.
Moments when I felt like I became that little girl again
who was scared
who was often terrified
who felt she had only herself and that’s not enough
who did not know how to love herself and constantly sought love and security from the outside
constantly sought approval and compliments from the others
whose true self was put to sleep by her ego
that little girl
she did not know
she would get to the point where she attempted to end the pain by herself
she would be so lost for almost 3 years
she would meet some amazing friends and an amazing man with a beautiful soul
who supported her through the darkest days
who allowed her to take her time to experience her own truth
she would meet another beautiful soul
she would start waking up
start loving herself more and more every day,
sensing the strength that had always been there inside,
seeing the world in a whole new way,
experiencing every relationship in her life in a more liberating way,
becoming more and more comfortable with herself,
trusting herself more and more each day,
freeing herself from self doubt, anxiety, shame, guilt, depression, and tons of fear.
she would start living her life for herself,
start shedding all those dependencies and taking back the power,
she would start smiling and laughing from the bottom of her heart again.
She did not know
she would be able to face authority figures without fear and anxiety,
but with inner peace, confidence and openness.
she would feel so proud of herself and thank herself for not giving up.
#selflove #selfworth #lettinggo #authentic #ego #trueself #awareness #rebirth #phoenix #innerstrength #light #innerpeace #IAmEnough #allow #vulnerability #empower #mentalhealth #youarenotalone #dontgiveup #selfcare
Sometimes, when someone is having a hard time, they may consider harming themselves or taking their own life.
Suicidal behaviour indicates deep unhappiness, not necessarily a mental health issue. Many people living with mental health issues aren’t suicidal, and not all people who take their own lives have a mental health issue.
When someone talks about harming themselves or suicide, they’re usually saying 'I’m not coping right now' or 'I need some help'. They may harm themselves because they want to stop or release some of the unbearable pain they’re experiencing.
Someone who is thinking about suicide will usually give some clues or signs to people around them, even though these might be subtle. Suicide prevention starts with recognising the warning signs and taking them seriously.
Warning signs might include:
A sense of hopelessness or no hope for the future.
Isolation or feeling alone – “No one understands me”.
Aggressiveness and irritability – “Leave me alone”.
Possessing lethal means – medication, weapons.
Negative view of self – “I'm worthless”.
Drastic changes in mood and behaviour.
Frequently talking about death – “If I died would you miss me?”.
Self-harming behaviours like cutting.
Risk-taking behaviours – “I’ll try anything, I’m not afraid to die". Making funeral arrangements.
Giving things away (clothes, expensive gifts) – “When I'm gone, I want you to have this”.
Feeling like a burden to others – “You'd be better off without me”.
Talking about suicide – “Sometimes I feel like I just want to die”.
DONT BE AFRAID TO ASK QUESTIONS – you can’t put the thought of suicide into someone’s head by raising the issue.
#depressionquotes #depressie #depressief #depression #anxiety #suïcidaal #suicidaal #suicidal #suicide #mentalhealth #mentalhealthisimportant #mentalillness #mentalhealthawareness #geentaboe #wegmettaboe #iwanttodie #iwanttogiveup #iwanttogiveuponlife #giveuponlife #zelfmoord #seekhelp #dontgiveup #keepfighting #houvol #samen #jekuntmeerdanjedenkt #hanginthere #beyondblue #suicideprevention #earlywarningsigns
🔘Don’t wait until everything is just right to begin loving your body because it never will be.
Appreciate yourself for where you’ve been, where you’re headed and where you are in your journey to well-being.
Focus on the things that make you your happiest, healthiest self. Continue to explore your passions, reach for your goals, and achieve your dreams. 🔘Make sure you're speaking kindly to yourself.
Healthy comes in all shapes and sizes; life is too short to waste a single moment being in a hate-state with your body.
It’s time to stop beating yourself up and start being your body’s best friend instead of its worst enemy. Be grateful for who you are, where you’re at, and where you’re headed in your journey. Take time to reflect on your blessings rather than your blemishes. 🔘Everyone experiences life’s obstacles and it’s easy to let the daily grind bring you down.
While you can’t always control what comes your way, you can control how you react to it. Make a real effort to silence your inner critic. Stop listening to that voice that tells you that you’re not good enough, smart enough, or thin enough. If you wouldn’t say it to your best friend, why would you say it to yourself? I know it's easier said than done but being aware of it is the first step. 🔘You must never let the things that you want to achieve lessen the awareness of the things that you already have.
If you can’t be grateful for what you have accomplished so far, what makes you think you’ll be happy when you reach your goals? Be thankful for the struggles you have overcome to get to where you are, because without them you might not have ever stumbled across your strength. ❤ 🔓*Post #legday
sweat session. Thoughts while looking in the mirror this morning. * 👀
Small signs are out there...giving you exactly what you need when you need it. ✨
Don’t give up. Instead, shake it up.
Refocus, reset, realign, regroup, reflect.
This is strength. 🖤💪🏼 #dontgiveup #followthesigns #shakeitup
I have to share this: I am reading through Proverbs this month & since this is the 22nd this verse was in today’s reading, it is also the Verse of the Day in the Bible app. I have been praying through a situation with one of my girls this week & God is clearly speaking to me today! #Hisloveisenough #GodisGood #thankful #dontgiveup
What will you leave this world? There are gifts in you someone needs. There are things in you that will change lives. Tap into your purpose and live in it/on it. #positivevibes #dontgiveup
Fairy 🧚♀️ Tales Do Come True if you Plan, Work Hard, Take the time to Meditate, Be Adaptable, Get Back Up, Start Over what seams like a Million times, & most importantly you have to KNOW that it is YOU!! Yep You have to really 💯% believe in yourself unwaveringly when your whole world may be doubting you!!! Also Would Ya’ll Please Stop looking for a Mama or the Knight In Shining armor to save you or do everything for ya and sweep you off your feet!!! They ain’t coming along until you take care of yourself & run up your own bags 💰💰💰💰 Please Believe Me! My Grandmother use to tell me that you gotta get up get out and get it!!! Also she taught me to follow your dreams & that the LORD plants the desires that you have In your heart💚 Which I think is so beautiful. This morning as I reflect upon my life & my blessings I am overwhelmed with gratitude for the tenacity & the will that hope has given me along the way!!! Seemed like the whole world doubted me except for my @s_nikol1 @zeyl10
and a few other key people that I love & cherish for the help along the toughest parts of my journey. Now it’s Time to coast & watch the seedlings 🌱 grow 🌲 on every coast ☀️ Thank You God for guiding my path, watering the seeds, & for protecting me along the way. 🌊 Lastly for those of you leaving messages & wanting to get up with me, I will extend my apologies in advance. So if for some reason I haven’t hit you back there’s no love lost I’m just tending to those who have been apart of my life’s work over the past 20yrs🙏🏽💯💚 Please be patient while I love & shower the helpers and believers that have done & do so much work behind the scenes on this journey with me in #MaliWorld
to make it all happen. #MaliLovesYou #Believe #BeYourOwnHero #GratefulForTheBelievers #TimeAway #Vacation #Beach #Reflect #YogaMali #Meditate #BeNormal #DontGiveUp #HaveFaith