Over the past year, I have been working double time on my business and writing a dissertation. I'm not complaining because this is the life that I chose, but that doesn't take away the fact that I needed a break from both.
I chose to take some time away from business and academic endeavors because I felt emotionally drained and burned out. I wasn't good for anybody-not even myself.
I lost motivation. I was tired and frustrated. Part of my frustration was due to the enormous amount of work I put into my business and feeling like I didn't see any results. Also, I still had to work on my dissertation, which I felt was "getting in the way" of me building my business, resulting in some resentment.
I couldn't keep working like this and decided to take a hiatus and get back to the things that make me feel good! I lit some candles, watched some of my favorite shows, reduced my social media consumption, read some excellent books, and did things that I had been putting off because I was "too busy."
I am back, and I feel refreshed. I am taking things slower and giving myself room to breathe. My business and dissertation will be here regardless, so why not take a break?
I am passionate about emotional wellness and curating a safe space to feel what I feel without judgment and be kind to myself.
In closing, my wish for you is to take time for you. Go on a staycation, take a walk in the park, put on your favorite outfit, etc. Do things that bring you joy and feed your soul! Take a break and smell the roses.
Thanks for coming to my Ted Talk! I hope this message resonates with you.
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Summer is in full swing, and I love it! I am enjoying this hot weather, spending time with family, and just enjoying life!
The summer months are always my busiest season because I am always selling at trade shows. For the past few weeks, I have been all over the city selling my candles.
Also, the final weeks of school were coming to a close as well, so I had to really get it together (LOL).
I learned that
I know you may be wondering why I am talking about candle wicks. Well, here I am! I want you to win in these candle streets and it is my job to help you do that.
Today's blog topic is about why it is important to trim your candle wicks. Proper candle care can