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Struggling with selfcare? Get inspired with this list | 7 Thing I do weekly just for me!

If you’re a mom then you know creating time and space for yourself isn’t always the easiest. With all th things we have to manage throughout the day, more often than not we put ourselves last. One thing I’ve learned in my motherhood journey is that I am at my best, when I make the time for myself, and do the things that I love to do just for me!  Even if it’s just for a few moments, I am so much more present, grounded and just ready to face what comes my way when my cup is filled!

So, if you’ve been struggling to find the time for yourself, check out my list of the 7 things I do every week just for me, that keep me at my best!

1 Workout. 

Every week I workout. The benefits of working out, especially as a mom are unmatched! From a 3 mile walk, to a 20 minute HIT workout… I’ve committed to myself (and my accountability partner) that I will workout a minimum of 3 times a week, and its been everything I’ve needed. There have even been days when things just felt off, and  I set up shop for a quick 15 min HIT and it got me all the way together. My workouts are strategic and concise, and most often take place while Dream is right there, and it still counts as time just for me! I will always find time to maintain my snatch!

2. “Read”

Every week I’ve committed to reading a few pages a day.  My 2021 goal is to read 1 book every month, and I’m already 7 books in and we’re just getting to May.  Now this may be misleading because sitting down with a physical book doesn’t work for me, In this season of mommyhood. The secret?  I listen to my books and I’ve become well acquainted with Audible and Libby.   Yaaassss!  And let me spill this tea real quick…  these earbuds have changed the game, and only cost $20! Seriously, I love that I can turn on my app, put in my wireless earbuds, and listen discreetly while Dream is playing or while we’re on our walks and drives! If you haven’t switched to audio books, I Highly recommend that you consider!

3. Show up and Slay

If you follow me on social media you know I love to slay! I absolutely love to get dressed, I love makeup, and I love to look as good as I feel! So at least once EVERY week, I plan a whole look… sometimes I do it daily, depending on our schedule. I get dressed up, beat my face (sometime full glam), and I live my best snatched mommy life in the playroom with Dream. lol. Most times I have nowhere to go, and I do it just for me, because it makes me feel amazing! I no longer wait for an invite, or for the perfect moment to show up and slay. I create those moments for myself, and it’s been crazy fun.  Even on the days when I don’t feel my best, getting dressed is such mood and confidence boost! So weekly, this momma is going to show up and OWN it.

4. Create

I love to create content. So every week, I take the ideas I’ve gathered and batch create my  content. And for me, creating gives me so much life!  It’s an outlet, but it also fuels me. From creating videos for IG, blogging, creating courses and ebooks, and even just sharing my mommy journey….whether for 30 mins or 3 hours… I get so excited when I make the time and space to just sit and flex my creative muscle.

5. Uninterrupted Showers

Yes, I do shower everyday. I also  know some have said “this is basic maintenance”, but for me… enjoying an uninterrupted  shower and just getting lost in thought is soooo good for my mental! Most times my showers are super quick and efficient because I have Dream. But when hubby is here to take over, I’ve committed to enjoying a longer than usual shower at least once a week. For some this may look like a bubble bath. But seriously, I cry, I pray, I get ideas, and sometimes I just sit in stillness with worship on in the background. And every time I get to enjoy a shower like this, it  gives me the boost I need to continue to thrive as a whole mom!

6. Rest

I’ve never been one to sleep when baby sleeps because I usually have other things to tend to during those precious moments of freedom, lol… but thanks to my mommy schedule and the flow it has created for my life, I’ve been able to created space and time for myself to rest. I’ve committed to sit and pause once a week when Dream naps. I’m not always sleeping, but I told myself that I will sit in stillness, and rest for those 60-90 minutes while Dream sleeps. Ooooh, but when I do drift off into slumberland, it’s always blessed and anointed! lol!

7. Wine down

When hubby is on bedtime duty, momma is enjoy a glass of wine and relaxation. No work, no laundry… just a moment to breathe and release the day.  Some days “relaxation” is sitting on my comfy living room couch, staring out the window. Other days I’m on my deck letting the breeze grace my face.  And some evenings I’m curled up in the basement watching my fave episodes of Frasier.   No matter what, it’s always just what I need when I need it!

 

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It’s been on my heart, so I have to ask…

Are you overwhelmed?

Are you long overdue and in desperate need of some “me time“? Are you struggling to “find the time” for yourself with all the “demands” on your plate as a mom a wife, and in your career/business?  Do feel like you don’t have the help or support you need to care for yourself? You know you need some serious self care, and you’re ready to take radical action to prioritize yourself, and finally “fill your cup”?

If you’re sitting there, nodding your head, with the sound of your littles in the background, I have exactly what you need!

 

The Ultimate Self Care Guide for Busy and working moms!

5 simple steps to finally “find the time”, and unapologetically create & enjoy a guilt-free lifestyle of Radical Self Care… starting today!

Click To learn all about it!

 

 

Busy & working mommas I want to hear from you… How are you prioritizing yourself?  What do you do to help you show up confidently as a mom!? Share with me on social media…@theresa__Dennis    and be sure to share with a momma who needs this reminder!

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This is Happening and You’re Invited | Mommy Slay Hour

Calling all my bomb Mommas!!

Okay, I am hyped, and I ain’t coming down no time soon!

Your girl is hosting a whole virtual event just for us mommas to show up and SLAY… And you are invited! Yes, you momma!

Grab your fave lippie, throw on some lashes, grab that yummy number you’ve been dying to wear and join us for what is sure to be one of the “littiest” (aaayeeee) virtual mommy socials to date! 

Click the invite above, or click here to register for free!  Can’t wait to connect!

xx,

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Top 5 Online Summer Finds That Won’t Break the Bank| Style Edition

Hey ladies!

If you’re following me on any social media platform, then you know that I am a proud new mommy! #Blessed is an understatement (stay tuned for more to come on that).

I’ve been somewhat living under a rock for the past few weeks catering a new beautiful  little human <3, and came up for air just in time to see that Amazon Prime Days are here!

As many of you know I am an avid online shopper, so I thought what better time to share some of my fave prime purchases for the summer, complete with how I wore them and links so you can add to your summer wardrobe!! Enjoy and #OwnYourSlay! Yaaasssss!!!

Top 5 fave Prime Summer Purchases (That won’t break the bank)!

img_6042Women Sleeveless Bandage Wrap Tie up Crop Top

Dare to show a little skin this summer! As you can see this top can be worn in many different ways. From casual with a pair of hi-waist jeans,  to perfectly paired with a midi skirt for a chic dinner date! (I actually wore the navy to a business meeting and it was a hit!)

 

img_3536.jpgWomen Boho Halter Cover Up

My all time fave cover up! It was a bit tricky to figure out how to tie all the straps, but once I figured it out, you couldn’t tell me nothing! No description needed! Get you one!

 

img_1069Women Bohemian Cover Up

Another vacation gem! You seriously cannot go wrong with this vibrant duster style cover up. Pair it with any swim suit… or with a tank and distressed denim! Love it!

 

img_6043Women Basic Sleeveless Crop Top

I love love love crop tops! 2 reasons. One, I do love to show a little belly skin with a hi-waist skirt or trousers, but I also love that it can be tucked with minimum bulk. Have you ever worn one of those long tank tops and your annoyed with all the bulk it creates when you tuck it! This is the solution!

Ohhh, and I CANNOT neglect to mention @sewsophisticatedpoet , the designer of my fabulous Ankara Skirt Be sure to connect with and check out her sophisticated designs on Instagram! 

 

img_6049Women Off the Shoulder Casual Blouse

This top was a total shocker. When I saw it online the review were a bit mixed. I took a risk and to my surprise it was the PERFECT fit! I loved it so much that I purchased in two colors… which were pleasantly vibrant! Super easy to wear and pair!

Wait, THERE IS MORE!

Some of you may struggle with online shopping and may be thinking, “Reese, I love these looks… but how can I find my OWN top 5”?

Don’t you worry.. I’ve got you, boo!

Stay tuned for my tips and tricks on how to master online shopping!

Be sure to subscribe and join my mailing list,  so you don’t miss out on my special announcement!

Reese

**Affiliate links used!

 

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Podcast | The Real T.E.A. on How to Be Snatched | #SnatchedSeptember Week 3

 

Happy #SnatchedSeptember!

Ladies, if you know me then you know I LOVE to SLAY!  I firmly believe in “looking the part”, as we continue to walk in our purpose! 

It’s week 3 of our Snatched September Series, and I am so hyped about today’s topic… (if you missed week 2 you can check it out here). Today, I’m spilling “The Real T.E.A. on How to Be SNATCHED”! Yaaassss!!! Trust me, this is one you don’t want to miss!  Click below to listen to this week’s episode!  Cheers to being snatched. Listen, Be Encouraged, and OWN YOUR SLAY!

#snatchedforHisglory 

 

Are you tired of wasting time and money browsing for hours trying to shop online? Are you over buying things only to have them look and fit completely different than described online?  Are you ready to become a pro and learn how to purchase online with confidence?  Than I have just what you need! 

In this course I’ll be sharing 5 keys to transform your online shopping experience! Complete with a workbook and live walk through of how I navigate online showrooms.. you’ll leave this course feeling like an online shopping pro… whether shopping for clothes, shoes, makeup or… baby items! This is what you need!

Click here for access!

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Podcast | 3 Tips to Help You Purchase Quality Clothing | #SnatchedSeptember Week 2

Happy #SnatchedSeptember!

Ladies, if you know me then you know I LOVE to SLAY!  I firmly believe in “looking the part”, as we continue to walk in our purpose!

It’s week 2 of our Snatched September Series, and I am so hyped about today’s topic… (if you missed week one you can check it out here). Today, we’re talking Clothing and QUALITY, and I’m sharing 3 Tips to help you find quality pieces to purchase for your wardrobe. Oh, and you won’t need to break the bank! Trust me, this is one you don’t want to miss!  Click below to listen to this week’s episode, and start thinking differently about the quality of clothing you purchase! Be Encouraged and SLAY! #snatchedforHisglory

 

Are you tired of wasting time and money browsing for hours trying to shop online? Are you over buying things only to have them look and fit completely different than described online?  Are you ready to become a pro and learn how to purchase online with confidence?  Than I have just what you need! 

In this course I’ll be sharing 5 keys to transform your online shopping experience! Complete with a workbook and live walk through of how I navigate online showrooms.. you’ll leave this course feeling like an online shopping pro… whether shopping for clothes, shoes, makeup or… baby items! This is what you need!

Click here for access!

Love what you’re seeing?  Don’t want to miss any other posts or videos? Well, be sure to LIKE, COMMENT, SHARE and SUBSCRIBEJoin in for more empowerment tips on how to live your best life; mind, body, & relationships.  And be sure to connect with me on Instagram @Reese__Dennis and Facebook Fierce & Refined ♥️♥️