Mental Health

Hi, how is your mental health lately? How are you handling this last Mercury in Retrograde? It has been rough over here! I have been struggling mentally and emotionally and that is causing little W to have very big feelings daily too.

Hubby has been super sensitive with how I have been feeling and more patient with the babe too. He gave me some time to myself Sunday to work on a project I have in the works. He also gave me yesterday morning to myself. He cleaned, he did dishes, he cooked dinner and all without me asking him. It was exactly what I needed!

So today, I woke up refreshed and mentally ready to take on the day. Good thing because I had a work meeting this afternoon! W and I went to the library today for some story and sing time which was so fun! It was so nice to wake up and feel like I can take on the day. To feel like I had a plan and I can go through with that plan. Sometimes I question if I can do it and most of the time I don’t.

Truth is, my brain tells me a whole list of excuses to stay home. It is okay to stay home and miss today, it won’t matter to W. I don’t know how to act anymore socially because of Covid and I was already awkward enough. I am scared that we will be exposed to Covid. It is so hard to push past those thoughts and do it. I am going to do my very best this week to do everything I want and see how it goes.

So my challenge to you during this retrograde period is this: do all the things. Even if it makes you uncomfortable. Retrograde is only until the 18th, you can do it. I am going to do it for the next two weeks and see how I feel. Maybe it will help my confidence in going out. I hope you find the confidence you need to do the things that scare you. Even if it’s going into a crowd and that makes you uncomfortable. Start small and go bigger. Or just do the small everyday things everyday. You can do it and so can I!

Valerie

Published by Empowered Mama Coach

Hi, I'm Valerie! I am a Postpartum Empowerment Coach here to help guide you through the new journey of motherhood! Here I will share what I have learned, give tips on how to be more present in life and show you that you can stop sleepwalking through your life and start living it!

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