Welcome back to another episode of Coffee with Sims.

We both know that 2020 has been a rollercoaster thus far and every one is pretty much ready to throw the towel in and start anew. Even with the lack of good news coming out of this year, life is good, because today I feel more alive and happier than I have in years.

It feels surreal that I am actually this happy! In the back of my mind, I wonder what is life going to throw at me to try and steal my joy. 

Not to say I wasn’t happy, but my life changed a lot, and fast three years ago. I got married, pregnant 7 months later, and then bam BABY. Oh and I had the big idea to actually follow my dreams, go after my passion. Since then I’ve had to learn how to navigate both being a wife and mother while trying to not lose myself in my new normal.

I am 31 years old and I feel as if I am just now figuring out life and stepping into my power. The good thing is my mindset shifted this year. I was tired of saying all the things I wanted to do and accomplish, but never putting a plan into action to execute, and I finally broke that cycle this year.

People, especially those closest to you love to tell you what you should be doing with your life. They tell you what career path you should follow. Why you shouldn’t focus on blogging or social media. How you should raise your child. How a mother should behave and carry herself. It’s all out of concern and love though.

The good thing is I had people on both sides, either they saw my vision or they didn’t. Nevertheless it pushed me to go harder, but I made sure not to stress about it … I took a more laid back approach to make things happen, because I did not want to drive myself mad.

I put my trust in God and left it in his hands knowing that His time is the best time.  I’m pretty sure that was the best thing to do. I finally have a career in the fitness industry and I am getting a hang of this blogger life, slowly but surely.

At this time in my life, and for the first time in a long time (5 years to be exact), I finally feel comfortable and settled. This is such a big transitional year for me and I am so freaking pumped and excited. Like y’all have no idea. I feel like I’m dreaming. This is a dream I don’t want to wake up from. My mind is blown, because I’m really here. I did it.

It just feels so damn good to be this happy. Big changes are on the horizon for me and my family. And I’m going to take you guys on the ride with me every step of the way.

Before I close this out, if you are struggling with being happy or just life in general… I’m going to share the top 5 things that I have focused on this year to get to where I am right now.

  1. Trust God and build that relationship.
  2. Stop comparing yourself to others.
  3. Block out negative thoughts.
  4. Take care of yourself!!!!
  5. Relax, breathe!

Hope those help you guys out, but let today be a good day. Share with me either an accomplishment or something that made you smile today. Enjoy this beautiful day.

Life is good, truly.