Coffee And Chat: May

Coffee And Chat: May

Welcome back to this new corner of my blog, which I share what’s been happening in my world and what I’m loving May edition. I absolutely cannot believe its been a month since I shared April’s coffee and chat. Every month my blog grows more and more and it pushes me to be the greater person that I’ve always wanted to be, so expect to see more of me showing my true, authentic self. Grab yourself a coffee and have a peek at what has been happening in my world.

I am reading: Help For Depression And Anxiety by Sandra Cabot. I am not reading this for myself, but I do know a lot of people who suffer from these conditions. This is a holistic insight to help with emotional illness, stress, anxiety and unhappiness the ‘natural’ way opposed to pharmaceuticals and antidepressants, and how we can boost our natural happy hormones, one of them being ‘dopamine’, that studies suggest deficiency can even cause weight excess. I’ve only started it, but so far it is really interesting, especially because it is a holistic approach; that works on our mind, body and soul, rather than covering up the symptoms.

I am watching: Girlboss on Netflix (major chick flix). I’ve actually finished it, as I binge watched it with my sister. It is so funny, powerful and raw. It’s nice to watch a show with relate-able characters, rather than other chick flix I’ve watched; who are girls (who are most likely in high school) and look like models, even when they wake up (LOL!). If you haven’t seen the show, it is based on Sophia Amoruso, founder of Nasty Gal, an online clothing store. She discovers a passion for fashion, becoming an unlikely businesswoman. As her business grows, however, she has to learn to cope with life as her own boss. I would never want to be like her character, but it is refreshing to see unlikely people making something for themselves.

I am learning: To finally start being the real me, and to be happy with myself, and not compare myself to others. The road to self love can be long and hard, but it is so rewarding even just trying, learning and embracing these moments of growth and learning.

I am feeling: Extreme gratitude. I have a wonderful family. Amazing friends. A roof on my head. Great health. People who are interested in what I have to say (you) and an amazing life. I try to remember all of these great things about my life when I’m feeling down.

I am quoting: Love one another and help others to rise to the higher levels, simply by pouring out love. Love is infectious and the greatest healing energy”- Sai Baba.

I am appreciating: YOU. My readers. I just want to say a big thank you for making the effort and reading my posts. It is you that keeps me going and keeps me inspired to share my experiences and thoughts with the world, so this is just the beginning of my blogging journey.

I am working on: My fitness goals. I exercise to try and be in good shape, but I do it especially for keeping my body and brain happy. That ‘high’ feeling after a big work out is the best! If you’ve been feeling the same, then this is a sign to just get up, and go workout!

Posts you may have missed this month: the ultimate pamper guide, holistic beauty questions answered from a professional, spiritual guide for newbies and all about my experience with eyebrow feather tattooing.

Until next months coffee and chat, I would like you to take time out for yourself, and just breathe and have faith in the universe- everything is and will be okay darling ♥

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  • mairead sullivan

    I loved reading this post Peta, you are such a talented writer ! I am so excited to read your other posts xx Its – Thewanderingmermaid_xox by the way xx Lots of Love xx

  • Liz

    I LOVED GIRLBOSS!!! So Good!

  • Had a great time reading this post. I’ve got to catch up with Girlboss. Heard so many good reviews of it.

    Love,
    Manavi
    http://www.beforbeauty.com

  • April Kitchens

    I’m currently binge watching Pretty Little Liars, would like to finish Girl Boss Also. Fun post! I like knowing that I have a few things in common with other bloggers!

  • I have to finish girlboss, I only have seen the first few episodes!

  • Nicole Parise

    I really like how you laid this out! I’ve heard so much about girlboss 😛

    xx nicole
    http://www.nicoleparise.com

  • Shannon @ Lady’s Little Loves

    What a great blog post and such a nice way for us all to learn about our fave bloggers!

  • I love posts like this. I used to do them on my blog before and now I kind of want to get back to it. I needed a new Netflix show so I might have to start binge watching Girl Boss.

    Jackie | fashionxfairytale |

  • Amanda Moring

    What a great article! We should all do this! It almost borders on a gratitude journal, and I love it!!

  • krithika

    So encouraging and positive in a very negative world. Keep up the positivity.

  • My Style 5

    This is really great, I love the positive feeling your post left me with. I belive it’s so, so important to be grateful for what you have, family, health, good friends, big and small accomplishments. And learning to accept and love yourself is one of the biggest parts of our life journey, congratulations on doing so.

  • Emily Marshall

    Lovely read, quite inspiring that you think so much about who you want to be. I might have to watch Girlboss as I’ve just finished bingeing 13 reasons why.