Inspiration: Random Musings & New Beginnings

It’s been awhile. So here goes…

2018 was a year of transition and change. Adjusting to a new normal and beginning a new chapter.

∗I learned a lot about myself and people. I learned that people have expiration dates in your life. Some expire quickly than others. Last year I matched energies. The energy you give to me, is what you will get FROM me. PeriodT. I am not begging for people to be in my life. If you want to go, then go, and stay gone. Thank you (for the experiences), next. My peace is more important than anything.

∗Depression hit me in October. I was functioning, but definitely depressed. Smiling on the outside, but I was depleted and hollow on the inside. Between the demands of school and work, suffering with ankle pain and arthritic knees, I was tapped out. So I retreated. I didn’t do any school work because I just didn’t have the desire to. I felt down about it, to the point it paralyzed me.


For 2019:

  • I vow to speak about what I love, so that what I love can come to me.
  • Taking care of my mind, body and soul.
  • I am allowing myself to be mindful, and intentional by journaling and using positive affirmations to keep my inner being afloat and healthy.

∗Single. Again. It’s my new normal. Why? That’s another post for another day. All I can say is I have no desire to put my time and energies into someone, who may waste my time. In other words: Dating/relationships isn’t on my “to do list”. I’m over it. For now anyway…

I think the key for me is just to keep it simple and not to over-complicate or put too many demands on myself.


∗I’m focusing on me. Loving and nurturing my inner being. Celebrating my personal victories, and enjoying my peaceful space I’ve created.

∗Teaching life is interesting. What I know for sure? I do not want to be in the classroom anymore. I don’t know what the future holds for me right now in terms of my career in education. I will just leave it at that for now.

∗Staying connecting to God. Meditation + prayer + breathing to keep my anxiety at bay. Allowing God to lead me has always worked. So I’ll stick with that plan.

∗My healing crystals are my companions. I have them placed in my bedroom and living room to keep the positive energies flowing. I also smudge to clear the space of any negativity or stifling energies.

’til next time,

Love + Light,


Published by Love.Shan.Glam

Inspirer. Lover of beautiful people, places and things. Offering food for thought with a side of snark, and telling my truths.

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