Monthly Archives: August 2014

Snapping Out of a Funk

Happy Sunday friends!  It’s been a little while since I’ve checked in which makes me sad.  This is primarily due to the fact that I was just in some weird funk last week.  Sound familiar?

photoOne of those weeks where I kept harping on the negatives, feeling bad for myself, making excuses not to get things done, and just feeling a bit off.

We all have these weeks because well…we are human.  Life isn’t always full of rainbows and for most of us staying positive and happy requires a constant conscious effort.

Life is full of contrasts really.  Weekdays and weekends.  Rainy days and sunny days.  Times of joy and times of heartache. Moments of togetherness and moments of loneliness.  The more we can learn to embrace these contrasts the better we can navigate the eb and flow of our life.

Here’s just a few ways that I was able to snap out of my funk:

Get outside.  Even if it’s only five minutes.  Take a moment to breathe in fresh air.  Focus on your inhales and exhales and be present for a few minutes.  This is really the only place life exists, here and now.  So let go of the past and try not to worry about the future. Continue reading