Good morning and happy Labor Day!
We all acquire a morning routine or some sort of regular habits after a while, even if your mornings always seem to be a little too hectic. I’d like for you to imagine for a moment, a kind of morning that could become your favorite while still doing the most important things. Maybe making a healthy breakfast? Going for a brisk walk/run? Just giving yourself a little more time before you rush to work?
My favorite morning routine is grab a quick and healthy breakfast, a cup of coffee, and my bible and devotional journal, proceed to my favorite spot, turn on worship music, and spend some time with Jesus.
Afterwards, I’ll do my makeup, catch up on emails, social media, blog work, etc. Then head to work.
Not sure if you’ve noticed, but I like to encourage y’all to do something like that too (though I’ve only hinted at it previously 🙂 ). Not only is it a great thing to look forward to every morning, it also starts your day in the right place! And it can take anywhere from five – ten minutes to a whole entire hour. Whatever fits into your schedule the best and how much time you want to take for it – go for it! Make time for Jesus. I’m sorry, you don’t have any excuse!
BUT… today is Labor Day! Crazy that I’m talking about this when most of us have off… 🙂 Whatever. It applies whether you’re working or not!
Take one day at a time. Don’t mentally tackle a whole week (or month!) at one time. That’s too much for a normal human being to handle and chances are, it won’t go very well. I’ve personally tested that theory too many times! Enjoy your self. Enjoy your new morning. And definitely pause in your moment of life to enjoy it too!
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Hey peoples! It’s great to see you up this early in the morning – or maybe it’s night by the time you’re reading this! 😀 Today is really exciting because… it’s Mandisa!! Okay, maybe your not as excited as I am because she is my favorite singer right now. She has a great voice that moves with such passion. Every song she sings is incredibly powerful. I hope you enjoy it too! Let the truth of her words sink into every part of your being.
Maybe this song can be your inspiration as you get up and ready on this beautiful Sunday morning. Hey, why not worship all day! 🙂
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Inspired by a friend and blogger, I thought it’d be a great idea to dedicate September as a month of worship music here at LoveNotes. I love listening to music at literally ALL times of the day so I’m pretty excited to share all of my favorites! Having a playlist of your favorite worship music on your phone is a great way to stay inspired and focused on Jesus all day long. And you can play it anywhere, anytime.
Let’s praise Jesus all month long (and beyond!) and set this world on fire with His love! Unless you already know someone really doesn’t like your music and you playing it all day, share it with them! It may be just what they needed that day or even right at that moment. So make sure to bless someone else!
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Hey ya’ll! It’s time for the June Quote Up! post. I think we got some awesome ones in here (I mean, aren’t they every time? 😉 ). A very common theme around here is inspiration and motivation. We need it. It’s not possible to live off of your own mind’s excitement forever. That’s why I’ve scraped this collection of quotes to help you wake up, smile, and step forward with confidence every day.
Comm’on, let’s check ’em out! 🙂
“We learn by practice. Whether it means to learn to dance by practicing dancing or to learn to live by practicing living, the principles are the same.”
– Martha Graham – Continue reading “Quote Up!”
Who likes to live burned out and exhausted? Yeah, I didn’t think anyone did. 😉 Maybe you always feel the need to hurry or you can never get everything done. Sound familiar? Then these tips should help you out!
1. Wake Up Earlier
This has had an amazing impact on my own life. Having an extra half hour or hour in the morning will allow you to feel like you are in control your day rather than your day controlling you.
Make sure you are still getting seven to eight hours of sleep every night. You may need to adjust a little and go to bed earlier too (It isn’t as hard as you think!).
2. Take ten minutes to relax/reflect/pray
Put away your phone or computer or whatever your mind is on, and make the time to totally chill out for ten minutes. This is a great thing to do early in your morning. Refresh you mind and inner self, and you’ll find your brain and body much more inspired, refreshed, and equipped for the great day ahead. Continue reading “7 Ways to Gain More Freedom Every Day | Summer Edition”
Handwritten quotes are becoming so popular. There are so many on Pinterest that it’s almost dizzying! It’s no surprise as they are so cute as wall decor, in bullet journals, phone and desktop walls, etc. I’m addicted to the trend too. That’s why I just had to write down these quotes that go through my head in a trendy kind of way. I’m excited to share them with you! Even so, please have grace, I’m quite new to the cool handwriting trend. 😉
I almost never bullet journal (definitely something on my list of goals for someday… ), but occasionally I get a flash of inspiration. I love those moments. Isn’t it amazing what a bit of spare time can do to an ordinary piece of paper? 😉 Continue reading “May Adventure: Handwriting”
We all know those days that seems to drag along and by 5pm we realize accomplished nothing at all. Yeah, those are the most inspired days of our lives (Ha ha! 🙂 ). Accomplishing goals, keeping calm, and staying inspired all at the same time can seem to be the farthest thing from our grasp. No worries! I got your back with a list of easy things that will help you stay motivated with your eyes focused on the important things. Don’t try to do everything at once. One step at a time, one day at a time, one amazing goal at a time. It simplifies everything!
Some of these take more time, some take less time. Do whatever best fits into your schedule. Remember, if you don’t think you have time to get motivated, then you’ll waste twice as much time wishing you had. 😉 Let’s get on with the hacks! Continue reading “20 Easy Motivational Hacks”
So I’ve been
not so very consistently posting a “Quote of the Week” post every Saturday. Let’s be honest, I don’t particularly like posting on Saturday, even though Saturday is supposed to be an awesome blogging day (I mean, the whole day is free, right? 😉 ). So in retrospect of it all, I decided to do a Quote Up! post every now and again to empower ya’ll in one bigger post rather a weekly one – sound good? Tell me your opinion in the comments!
I’m excited to share these quotes with you. They have been an incredible inspiration to me and I am confident they will be for you too. 🙂
Sometimes it’s so easy to begin to overthink everything and become confused, anxious, and wish the life we live would just be somehow better. It’s time to refocus and accept the fresh start that is right in front of us each new day. Continue reading “Quote Up!”
Somehow this fast approaching holiday (tomorrow!) is going to bring about roses, red and pink, hearts, and fuzzy feelings. It’s such an adorable time, and I’m even single. Yup, I’m not thinking about having a valentine just quite yet – I’m only seventeen, people!
I imagine there’s a lot more of you like me who are single or going to be alone on Valentine’s Day and not quite sure what to do. If this day is all about romance, and I don’t have any in my life, I may as well sit around and binge watch movies (and finish off a bag of those delectable BBQ chips in the cupboard!). While I might do that, I’d love to do something else and I’m sure you want to as well!
Don’t worry! I’ve scraped together a few ideas for you to do. Maybe, just maybe, this Valentine’s Day isn’t going to be so bad after all. In fact, it’s starting to get quite rosy. 🙂
#1 Pamper Yourself
Grab a few roses, light some candles, and run a bath of herbs or your favorite bubbles. Put a few rose petals on the water to add an extra romantic atmosphere. It’s not about the “love myself” trend, but a beautiful evening of beautiful relaxation. We need those moments, you need those moments! You’ll be pampered from the tips of your toes to the crown of your head. Continue reading “What to do on Valentine’s Day | Single’s Edition”