Recently, I’ve been taking a step back some from my online social interaction. Trying to put my phone down more and put a stop to how much of an effect it has on my mood.
Sometimes that can be hard, because my everyday life is a little monotonous…wake up, change diapers, feed kids, try to feed myself, change diapers, feel guilty that my kitchen is a mess, wish I could go back to sleep, keep the kids from killing each other or themselves, change diapers, watch cartoons, wrestle with two little boys who are always too rough and loud for my liking, feed kids, try to feed myself, pray that someone takes a nap, almost doze off myself but have to change another diaper, try to keep kids entertained, feed kids, try to feed myself, baths, pray that someone goes to bed, almost fall asleep myself…
How can I NOT look at Pinterest or Facebook?
I just hate when I feel like I can’t look away from my phone. Or I feel so wrapped up in a conversation that I can’t stop to pay attention to my kids. Or I let people’s dumb opinions posted on Facebook eat away at me and ruin my mood. Just letting negative vibes get all up in my grill, psssh!
So anyway…I’ve been reading more and meditating every night. Which feels amazing. I feel so serene and at peace after meditating and focusing on all the good in my life. I’ve been listening to music that makes me happy while I clean the house and repaint my rooms. Taking warm baths and lighting candles. Laying with my babies and just holding them, smelling their little sweaty heads and kissing their salty faces. Just doing things that actually make my soul happy.
I’m just better when I’m not so wrapped up in the world. And then when my soul is full, I can go on Facebook and ignore the opinions. I can stop myself from getting so wrapped up in a conversation that has no value to me. I don’t need to be glued to Pinterest all day. It’s kind of amazing how good I feel on the days when I can put my phone down.