What March Taught Me.

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  1. BLovedBoston

    March 29th, 2016 at 12:54 pm

    Definitely learned to fit "me" time in for working out! So important like you said! xo, Biana –BlovedBoston

  2. Lacey Bean

    March 29th, 2016 at 12:58 pm

    This is wonderful advice to live by – "There won't always be a plan, and that's okay"

  3. Chesson {A Southern Twenty-Five}

    March 29th, 2016 at 1:10 pm

    Oh that first one and the last one – so true! You'll always have times of things that are unplanned/stressful but you've got to learn to just roll with it. That's one of the hardest lessons to learn!

  4. Emelia at Dream Big & Buy the Shoes

    March 29th, 2016 at 1:28 pm

    I've learned that although I have so many dreams, it's still important to focus on the day to day and making myself happy. If I can't be happy with myself first, I can't be there for anyone else like I want to be.

  5. SMD @ lifeaccordingtosteph

    March 29th, 2016 at 1:57 pm

    Even though I know worrying and stressing won't change anything, sometimes it just spirals out of control and I can't help it. Then I move on to "this, too, shall pass." LOL. It's a good reminder that you can't always control it!

  6. Kate at Green Fashionista

    March 29th, 2016 at 2:10 pm

    Love love love this! It's so exciting to be exciting about the future, but be totally happy in the present as well. And can we talk about how amazing you look in a crop top right after having a baby!? Gorgeous! <3
    Green Fashionista

  7. Audrey Louise

    March 29th, 2016 at 2:13 pm

    "There won't always be a plan, and that's ok." That's a life lesson I'm working on right now… It's really, really hard for me to live without a plan. (I mean, it was WAY more intense for you with that envelope, but still.) Right now I have no plan, no end of the tunnel, no huge goal that I hope to meet by XXX. It's weird and scary and kind of freeing but also really unsettling. But sometimes that's ok because without a plan constricting me I feel like I can breathe a little bit. It's a weird feeling to come to terms with…

  8. Lauren {at} Life.Love.Lauren

    March 29th, 2016 at 2:31 pm

    All are so so SO true! Although it is nice when the boys are done with school and you can afford more. It also helps you because you already know how to live on less and often times I keep putting some of that money away to save.

  9. emily @ a little bit of emily

    March 29th, 2016 at 2:36 pm

    This definitely hits home! I stress a lot, but need to realize that it is ok!

  10. Emily Woodard

    March 29th, 2016 at 3:06 pm

    I've learned about worrying less over the past year or so. It's important to recognize that some things are out of your control. "Go with the flow," as they say!

  11. Erin LFF

    March 29th, 2016 at 3:16 pm

    Love that picture, too! šŸ™‚ Being physically active is SO important to well-being. Even just a 20-30 minute walk to clear my mind makes all the difference in my life!

  12. Amanda @ Anchored to Sunshine

    March 29th, 2016 at 3:43 pm

    Whenever I'm stressed, I always find that sweating it out is the best way to relax! This month I learned to be present and try and unplug more often at night so I can relax and talk with my boyfriend instead of both of us in silence staring at our electronics.

  13. Southern Komfort Blog

    March 29th, 2016 at 5:52 pm

    Such a beautiful month of growing, learning, and loving šŸ™‚

  14. Jacquelyn @ The Lowcountry Mama

    March 29th, 2016 at 6:26 pm

    What an amazing photo! I love looking forward to the future, but loving where I'm at as well.

  15. Heather Giustino

    March 29th, 2016 at 8:23 pm

    That picture is precious!

  16. Lindsay

    March 29th, 2016 at 9:35 pm

    sweetest picture!!

  17. Kait

    March 29th, 2016 at 11:53 pm

    You know what I learned in March? You just had a baby and you look freaking amazing in a crop top. Love this photo!

  18. The Siberian American

    March 30th, 2016 at 12:36 am

    Love the photo! YES to living in the moment. You know it's been a big deal for me lately too. šŸ™‚

  19. Steph G

    March 30th, 2016 at 1:20 am

    I love this! You had some crazy life changes this month. We know we will be moving somewhere new in the fall, so I'm living in the moment and enjoying this place, but also, I'm excited for the future šŸ™‚ Cheers to you friend!

  20. Emilie

    March 30th, 2016 at 12:47 pm

    I love this! I definitely need to remind myself that not always having a plan is okay.

  21. Kristen @ See You In A Porridge

    March 30th, 2016 at 1:29 pm

    awww that photo is seriously precious. and yes to being physically active. exercise is so much more than weight loss to me. it helps me sleep and clears my mind, which is enough of an advantage on its own.

  22. Cara (Kindly Unspoken)

    March 30th, 2016 at 1:43 pm

    Great advice! I think walking outside just really clears the mind and helps me to relax and de-stress. I love the cute photo! šŸ™‚

  23. Courtney Lang

    March 30th, 2016 at 2:07 pm

    I love this post! I'm a fan of afternoon tea instead of coffee too!


  24. Laura Marie Keenan

    March 30th, 2016 at 2:22 pm

    Living in the moment and being excited about the future is always a hard one for me. But since becoming a parent, I can balance the two far better!

  25. Kristine // South of Plum

    March 30th, 2016 at 11:21 pm

    Working out is a huge stress reliever! I love a good sweat sesh!

  26. Whitney @ Work it Mommy

    March 30th, 2016 at 11:27 pm

    March was SO busy this year!!! Its always nice to put things into perspective

  27. julie @ a hopeful hood

    March 30th, 2016 at 11:31 pm

    You're so right–not everything can be planned. Yay for spontaneity! On a wildly different note, I learned in March that my quiet times are best taken during lunch (when I'm not getting lunch with a friend). I'm wide awake, and it forces me to slow down for a moment in the middle of the day. šŸ™‚

  28. Amber Thomas

    March 31st, 2016 at 9:55 pm

    Oh why does worry make us think that we're so capable at changing the future when it is SO WRONG? And how can I be more careful to catch myself in the dangerous cycle of stress-y control freak mode!?! I think by (as you mentioned) being excited about the future and thankful for the present. It helps to stay grounded where you're at, know where you're going, and cultivate joy in both places. šŸ™‚

  29. Crystal

    April 14th, 2016 at 3:16 am

    I learned the same thing about being active in March (and this month). We've been in a really stressful period at work and I found that moving and keeping active has been helping me stay sane.

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