Take2Tuesday

Take 2 Tuesday

Two Quotes, Two Music Videos

Today I am sharing Confidence

Be Confident!

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She dressed herself in confidence

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One of my favorites of Demi Lovato – Confident

Sexy video and song – Confidence by Chris Brown

I think I have done Confidence at another time but it was just something I needed to do again for myself with all that is going on right now.  I hope you all get something out of it, and if not, at least enjoy! 🙂

Belle xo

Take2Tuesday

Take Two Tuesday

Today I am focusing on Happy.  Two quotes and Two music videos for you all to enjoy.  If you are doing this or would like to join me in doing so, please do! The more the merrier! 🙂

Happy Quotes:

“Whatever makes your soul happy, do that!”

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“Happiness is letting go of what you think your life is supposed to look like and celebrating it for everything that it is!”

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Don’t know about you, but dancing makes me happy and to find music that makes you dance without even thinking about it is THE BEST!

Justin Timberlake shows you in “Can’t Stop the Feeling”

Meghan Trainor tells you about it exactly in “Better When I’m Dancin'” 🙂

One more quote I found and just have to share:

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So, be happy and have a great Tuesday!!

Belle xo

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You Know The Feeling

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Picture from Pixabay

You Know…The Feeling

You know the feeling of anxiety.  The one that comes up and takes you by surprise.  You think you are fine.  Your gut is saying you are.  You have gone to your appointment by yourself because it is no big deal.  They are just checking that the mass has not gotten any bigger and it hasn’t moved.  Doctor says all is good and will see you in a year to check again.  Great!

You get to work and in the middle of your day, you get a little emotional with something you see.  No big deal.  That’s normal.  Right?  Just me and my female emotions is all.  Then someone says something a little harsher than normal and you just start crying.  WTH??!!

Yes, anxiety got me today! I didn’t realize, until the crying hit me, that I had let something that was okay, really get to me.  It is that “not knowing” and keeping a strong persona, especially once you know all is okay, so that no one sees you were worried or stressed about it.  No reason to be upset when all is okay, right?

Wrong.  We all have our ways of dealing with things.  I am just realizing when I do this kind of thing, that I was not dealing with it when I thought I was.  Before I would think I was just being emotional or having a bad day.  Now I know it was my anxiety I had not been dealing with and it finally hit me in this way instead of staying bottled up or seen as an emotional day.  It really is amazing the things you learn about yourself when you start paying attention!  🙂

Belle xo

 

 

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Take Two Tuesday

Like last week, I am sharing two quotes/memes and two videos.

Today it is about Confidence!

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This one by Demi is one of my faves! Just watching it gets you feeling upbeat. 😉

Raye’s video and song is the first time I have seen and heard it. I found it when surfing YouTube to find Confidence videos. Love it!

I hope you enjoy and get something from these.  If you have any you like, please share.  I always love new songs and quotes/memes to go by.  ❤

Belle xo

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Shared Post – Let’s Rumble

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Brené Brown’s Let’s Rumble post.

“Open hearts and open minds are critical if we want to be brave. Remember, it’s not fear that gets in the way of courage – it’s armor. It’s the way we self-protect, shut down, and start posturing when we’re in fear.”

I have done this for the past I don’t know how many years.  Didn’t realize it until I went to counseling and it wasn’t until my second counselor (third if you count the online counseling).  It’s amazing how the mind works!

She also has at the end what she calls her list of Rumble Starters.

Love her and how positively she has reached others as well as myself!

I hope you have a chance to go and read some of her blog site.

Belle xo

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Using Anxiety to Create

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*Photo from Pexels

Such a great article on Creativity and Anxiety.  About learning to use your anxiety for your creativity.  Something that I feel is definitely beneficial for me and thought others might feel the same.

It’s called :

Keys to Creativity: Using anxiety to create.

“Anxiety can be a double edged sword: it can either help you move forward or keep you stuck and paralyzed. Creativity and anxiety share a commonality: possibility. When we create we push the boundaries of the norm, of what’s acceptable, we experiment with ideas and dismantle the boxes imposed by family and society in order to reach the realm of possibility. Similarly, anxiety is the reaction some of us experience in the face of potentiality and possibility. We become anxious when we know little or nothing about something, as a way to defend ourselves in the face of the big unknown. Creativity is brought forth by embracing the unknown. This is the crucial point when you are presented with the opportunity to choose: remain “protected” by your anxiety and stay stuck, plunge into the unknown, or use anxiety as transportation to your creative place.”
Follow the link above to read more!
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What do you think??
Belle xo
Music Monday, sharing

Music Monday

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Well, I was going to participate in a weekly music challenge but by copy/pasting what was in the challenge, it wasn’t letting me paste my music videos.

Soooo….I am deciding to instead share my favorite music of the week.  No challenge, no worries, no frustration.  Because, yes, I was getting majorly frustrated! LOL!

Here are my faves I have found today while looking and listening:

Found Rachel and had heard this song before but not the others of hers and now I have the album from 2016! 🙂

Listening to Bishop in the car today, wide open! It’s amazing how music can move through you and make you feel better.  Like it’s bursting from you when pumping through the car speakers. 😉

Nina is a new artist I found a couple weeks ago.  Awesome strong voice and love this song.  Kinda hit me.

Only sharing three today.  Hope you enjoy them as much as I do!

Have a great week!! ❤

Belle xo