SURVIVING SURVIVAL MODE

SURVIVING SURVIVAL MODE

Survival mode….. A lifestyle that consumed my life for so many years and one in which I have zero desire to go back to. A lifestyle where I thought I was living with purpose and direction but was doing the complete opposite. Some of you can relate, and if you know me, you can attest to this. One definition of survive is "to remain or continue in existence or use," and that’s exactly what I was doing: remaining and existing, with little to no personal or spiritual growth. I lived off lattes and an insane amount of caffeine, completed task after task, attended event after event, and wanted to help everyone. A lifestyle that allowed little to no rest and lacked authentic relationships.  I said yes to everything that was thrown my way and had no idea how to establish balance, boundaries, or how to practice self-care. I found purpose in a busy schedule and felt like I was rushing through life. My marriage suffered, my health suffered, and my anxiety was at an all-time high. Most importantly, I completely lost sight of who I was uniquely created to be. 

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