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Thinking About Relocating…Again

Trying to be a legit and responsible adult can be so stressful, even for single(ish), childless me. These last few months have been testing me and my resilience, but I’ve been able to bounce back. Yet, there have been more than a few times I’ve thought about starting over in a new place. I usually start thinking about relocating during moments of being overwhelmed. However, I’ve yet to pull the trigger.

Thinking about relocating

Although I’ve yet to give my current life the middle finger and dip, if I ever do, there are 3 places in particular that I always think about moving to and starting over. A couple of the cities, I’ve visited before, but there’s that I’ve yet to visit. Keep reading to see which cities I’ve thought to relocate.

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Preparing For Friendsgiving

This year, my sister and I decided to pull our “adult” card and decline to partake in the act of going to family’s houses for Thanksgiving. The amount of stress that was alleviate off my chest was instant. Okay, it’s not like we decided to boss up or anything. We mainly decline, because she has to go to work that evening and needs to get some sleep during the day. Whereas, for me, I just don’t want to be bothered. However, we did decide to throw a somewhat impromptu friendsgiving this year. So, I’ve been preparing for friendsgiving all weekend.

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I’m so new to throwing any type of event, let alone a friendsgiving. However, it’s been pretty interesting, to say the least. How does one prepare for a friendsgiving. Well, keep reading to see how this one is preparing for it.

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WEEKEND PLANS: Essence My City, 4 Ways: Memphis

This weekend will be my first weekend in a while when I’m not sick AND have some wiggle room in my budget to go live a little. So, I’m planning to celebrate this by attending the Essence My City, 4 Ways event here in Memphis.

Essence My City, 4 Ways Memphis

Since I’m an introvert homebody, this event will give me a chance to explore and celebrate some cultural aspects of Memphis from art, fashion, food, and music. It’s hard to encounter all the local vibes and people from the comforts of my sofa while scrolling Instagram. Plus, it’s FREE to attend! Keep reading more information and all the guests.

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Get Unstuck When Life Gets Hectic

It’s almost inevitable that at some point in your life, you will find yourself stuck. Hell, I can recall feeling stuck 3 times this year alone. It’s been a rough year, to say the least. When I find myself feeling stuck, I have a few go-to activities to help me get out of my rut and even flourish.

Ways to get unstuck in life

If you find your self in season of uncertainty or feeling stagnant, check out my suggestions on how to fight it and potentially grow out from it.

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Reclaiming My Focus Now

I come to you this morning after a long weekend of me being sick with a will real nasty cold. I was hibernating in my house for over 72 hours with a stuffy head, congested chest, and fever that got up to 103 degrees. Scary. Thankfully, I was able to break the fever and I feel so much better, because Saturday was rough. However, during my downtime, I started thinking about things I enjoy. Actually, I was thinking about things in my life that makes me happy and things that I don’t enjoy. There are things that I need to omit from like so I can focus on things that are important to me. So, it’s time I start reclaiming my focus.

Reclaiming my focus

Since I try to declutter and edit my life frequently, I couldn’t think of many things in my life that I want to get “rid of”. However, there are some areas that I would like to give a tune up.

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