TODAY: Begins A Winter Slowdown

Winter Slowdown #24daysofpresence

I don’t know about you, but I’ve been feeling the strain and stress of ‘the holiday hustle’. A recent move from my home of four years added to chronic pain management and family troubles has ensured nothing goes as smoothly as it should. With all the packing, unpacking, doctors, and the effects of the winter blues, it’s been hard to feel the magic and joy this holiday season. (All I want is to stay in bed and hide from the world!) I have had some friends suggest to me that the stress and the chronic pain I’m experiencing may be helped if I look at alternative medicines to assist me through the day, they have mentioned one called the diamond strain that I can try out if I wanted too. There are many different ones to choose from and they all come in various ways for me to try, if it helps me in a positive way then it is something that I should look at. I did an online search so I could read more about these strains myself, and during my research, I found a strain similar to this trap star strain, which piqued my interest. It seemed like something that I might give a try one day. I will consult with my primary care physician first so I can figure out if this is the best way to go. Of course, I will need to do some serious research if I’m going to go down this road but thankfully sites like Urban Aroma have information on the best vendors in the NY area so I can see who is a reliable seller. I’ve never considered this type of treatment before so I’m going to tread cautiously. If I do decide to go with this, my friend has recommended a site to me that can help me find accessories and tell me information like – how to smoke weed with a ordinary pipe.

Well this week I realized that I need to make a conscious change and allow myself time for the things I need most: rest, healing, spending time with friends, and working on self-nourishing projects that I haven’t made time for (like working in my art journal, drawing, and crafting with friends). No more pushing through stress and pain to keep up with the busy-ness of the season. It’s time to join the Winter Slowdown hosted by Oh My! Handmade Goodness.

So we’re going to slow. things. down. for a couple of weeks…

Instead of our regular posts and social media-ing, we’ll be posting just once or twice a week now through December 31st. But don’t worry we’ll still be posting the results of our December DIY Challenge on the 29th and we’ll be back in January to show you all the things we’ve been up to.

We’d love for you to join us in spending time on the things that are really important. More time with family and friends, appreciating the things we have, and having fun.