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If life seems so chaotic that you can’t find the time to stop and take a deep breath, then it’s clear a major change needs to be made. You might be telling yourself – ‘This is only temporary. Things will eventually slow down.’ However, periods of extreme stress can cause serious damage to your mind and body, no matter how ‘temporary’ these periods last.
When you’re struggling with something, whether it’s adjusting to the demands of a new job, or finding the balance between family and everything else, asking for help is key. Taking the first step to recognize that you need help is the hardest part, because we all want to feel self-sufficient. But once you can do that, things will become much easier to deal with.
If you’re currently in this position, these 2 books will indeed be of help. After reading them, I immediately felt like I had more control over my life and felt confident I could come up with a strategy that would improve every aspect of my day. Give them a read, and let them help you the same way.
In Say Goodbye to Survival Mode, you'll find both practical ideas and big-picture perspective that will inspire you to live life on purpose. As a wife, mother of three, and founder of the wildly successful blog MoneySavingMom.com, Crystal Paine has walked the road from barely surviving to living with intention. With the warmth and candor of a dear friend, she shares what she's learned along the way, helping you:
feel healthier and more energetic by setting priorities and boundaries
eliminate stress with savvy management of your time, money, and home
get more done by setting realistic goals and embracing discipline
rediscover your passions—and the confidence to pursue them
Crystal shares practical solutions and continued inspiration to guide you on your path towards a fulfilling and happy life. There’s no need to simply survive when you can truly live.
2. Rooms Repurposed: A Purposeful Home, A Purposeful Life by Cristin Frank
Room Repurposing: A Purposeful Home, a Purposeful Life explores room design through the lifestyle and personal interests of you as the homeowner. It breaks the conventions of living room, dining room, and family room to create spaces that make sense at an individual level. If your home really is your arena for living, then it should serve to promote your talents, display your wares, and function to our needs.
Cristin Frank is a master upcycler, and she’ll show you how to put on your DIY cap and give used furniture a makeover that’s so perfectly you. She’ll take you on an inspirational tour of typical rooms, and present different ideas on how that room can be transformed to fit your different needs, goals and values.
Your home should be your sanctuary, and it should reflect the very best of who you are and what you love. Cristin believes that our homes hold the potential to tell the story of our lifestyle. Let her help you tell the story of yours.
Both books are available on Amazon and at other book retailers, and will give you all the tools you need to transform your physical, emotional, and mental space into a positive platform for a brighter future. Get your copies today!