Motivational Monday ~ 14th of September

We are almost in the middle of September and it feels like time goes by so fast. I have a full Schedule this week, but I feel ready for it. This weekend has made me relax some for the next coming month of uni. And we also made a lot of progress at home with some pictures on the walls as well as some much needed time together.

There is a lot of things I want to do this fall and some of these things I am kind of scared of doing, but that reminds me of this quote down below, that is why it is today’s quote.

Today is a great day to do whatever it is you been putting of. Today is the day to do the thing that makes you a bit scared. Start this week of great, beacuse that is what I am planing on doing.

I wish you all an magical week.

Love, Nea

Motivational Monday, 7th September

I don’t know about how your previous week has been, but mine has been hectic and full of decisions. Getting back into studying mood as well as juggling giving the dogs their time and cooking, cleaning, washing and trying not to get sick. I been fighting a cold this week. I usually get them in September so it’s nothing new. And right now I feel like I could use some good motivation. And on this week in my calendar the weeks quote seemed fitting.

I hope this makes you remember that what Christopher Robin said is true. You are so much more than you think and I believe that if you ave the right mindset everything will go great.

Now I am going to start with the studying I have on my schedule for the day. And then I am going to start writing down all my ideas for blog posts I been thinking about.

I wish you all an fantastic week, and if you have nice weather take some time and appreciate the sun before fall really kicks in.

Love, Nea

Motivational Monday ~ 1 June

Happy Monday Everybody,
All the things that are happening in the world right now makes me worried, sad and mad. And I need a bit of motivation to get me through the last week of uni.

It is important to never give up. Even if times are though. And I thought this quote kind of applys.

“When Life gets you down, do you wanna know what you’ve gotta do? Just keep swimming”” ~ Dory from Disney’s Finding Nemo

So keep on swimming and don’t give up.

Love, Nea

PS. sorry for the short post. I am swamped with schoolwork for Uni, but hopefully soon I will be able to post more and longer post. I have so much I want to share.

Motivational Monday ~ October 7th

It’s is Monday and I am at home. I am actually going to be home this whole day. We finished out project on Friday and the day to hand it in is tomorrow before a lecture, so the plan for the day is to study for my exam next week.

So Monday means a motivational post from me and this saying always makes me smile. It is one that I heard for the first time from one of my teachers many when I was like 14 years old and it has kind of stuck with me since then. It is also this weeks quotes in my home made calendar. So it is fitting that I share it here with you.

Good saying isn’t it. I think we all need to be more positive in our life. I know that life can knock you down and it can all feel very negative, but there is almost always some way to spin it into a positive. Almost always.

Some days I have a big problem to be positive, but I try. For my sake, but also people around me. A negative person can easily pull down people around them and I don’t want to be that kind of a person.

I hope you like the days quote. And I wish you all an magical week!

Love, Nea

Motivational Monday – September 16

Good morning! Today I have one of those days where it feels like I have a million things to do and so little time. This week at Uni will be packed and I have a lot of other things to do as well.

Today’s motivational quotes is from one of my favorite actors and role-models. He is an inspiration and I try to live by this quote even though my anxiety makes that hard, most days.

Some days are harder then others not to worry. And I know it can be a struggle living with mental health problems. I am not saying that this is easy for me. I want to be as open as I can here, but sometimes I feel like I need to think more about the positive sides of my life and not just focus on my mental health problems. I fight my anxiety and panic attacks almost daily. And my depression always comes along on the most difficult days. Some days I feel like I am Eeyore in Winnie the Pooh. The daily struggle is increased when I have stress in my life, and right now I got a lot of stress in my life. But I try to deal with it the best I can. It is a work in progress, but I know that if I can do this, so can you!

So now I am going to take a deep breath and try my hardest not to worry. Then I am going to get all the things I need today ready. Pack it and the dogs in the car. Drive to my parents and drop the dogs of there. Then its of to Uni for the day.

I wish you all an amazing week and try not to worry. I know its hard, but I belive in you!

Love, Nea

August 26 ~ Motivational Monday

It’s Monday again. I don’t really know where last week went. It feels like it was Monday like two days ago. Maybe that is just me..

This morning I remembered that I will go two courses this term, not just one. This is because I will be writing my Bachelors Paper this term. And this gave me a mini-freak-out. I mean I was going to need to keep my eyes on two schedules and be orginized. For those who know me know I am not really orginized. I just fake beeing orginized. So today I really needed a motivational quote to keep fighting and not be overwhelmed. I found this one:

So that is exactly what I am going to do. I am going to be tougher, because I know I can do this. Even if it sometimes feels hopeless I know I am stronger than I think. And I know you are too. Just do as I and think about everything you have done so far and what you have survived. You have survived all the bad days in your life and it has made you stronger.

Now I am going to make a gameplan for how I will be tougher, because next week uni starts again. And I will be ready for it. I wish you an kick-ass week.

Love, Nea

19th August

It is a late Monday-post today, but I have been busy with other things this morning. My husband went away for a work project this morning and will not be home for a couple of days. I know that it is a project he will like doing, so I am happy that he gets a couple of days away. I think it is important at times to spend a couple of days apart, especially now that he has so many things. He is working full-time, renovating our new house and helping friends and family.

So this week I will try and get a couple of things done at home that I know will make life easier for him and also I have a couple of surprises for him when he gets home.

I know this was not a motivational Monday post, but I wanted to share what is going on in my life this week. I have so many plans for new blogposts and I plan on writing a motivational Monday post next week. And then trying to stick with it. I have found a lot of really good quotes to keep myself motivated when school starts again in September.

I wish you all an amazing week.

Love, Nea

Motivational Monday

I can hardly believe that today we been home for two whole weeks. And these two weeks have been a roller-coaster, and if I am being honest, the time before we moved home again was also a roller-coaster.. Maybe if I should be completly honest with myself and with you, I would have to say that the last year has been a roller-coaster. And I guess that is kind of what life is. I mean, it goes up and it goes down. Life is about the ride and trying to enjoy it.

This is why I thought that this quote is good for this weeks Motivational Monday:

Sometimes you just need to see where the road takes you. I mean it could be a really good place.

Now I just want to wish you all an amazing Monday and week. I have a lot to do this week at home. And in a while I will have some exciting news to share with you.

Love, Nea

Motivational Monday – May 27th

It’s Monday and I a bit stressed over all the packing my husband and I need to do before we start our journey back to Sweden in a couple of days. I am looking forward to moving back home to Sweden, but I will miss Edinburgh and Scotland very much. We are definitely going to come back here.

I need to stop stressing and I found this quote when I was searching google and I thought it was really nice and suitable for me right now (it’s not really that motivating):

“For fast-acting relief, try slowing down.“ – Lily Tomlin

I like this quote so much. It speaks to me and I feel like if I try and relax and enjoy my last couple of days here in Edinburgh it might help me. I know I will finish packing in time. We are two people that can do it together. It’s not like we live in a big mansion, but a small apartment. Yes, I have bought a lot of stuff, but we are taking a car home, we got the room.

So today, I hope we can take the bus into the city, for the last time, and kind of say good bye for now. It’s kind of bitter sweet, but I miss my dogs and my family. And we will be back.

I wish you all an amazing Monday! And take time to slow down and smell the flowers!

Love, Nea

P.S. I will write one or more posts about our trip in the Highlands, but it will probably be when we get home to Sweden.

8th of April – Motivational Monday

It’s Monday again and I have Spring Break. This week my mother, nephew, brother and sister-in-law is coming for a visit and I am looking forward to it. There are so much I want to show them here in Edinburgh. And I have missed them very much.

This weeks Monday motivational quote is:

I feel that this is an important thing to think about. You can do what ever you set your mind to. Because you are the only limit in your life. So please don’t limit yourself. Look at me. I am living with anxiety, panic attacks and depression, but I won’t let that limit my life. My dream has been for many years to study abroad and now I am doing it. Granted that it’s later in life than I had planed on. But I am doing it. And If I can go after my dreams, then I know that you can to.

So have an amazing Monday and a magical week.

Love, Nea