Weekly Inspiration Roundup, Vol. 31

Relaxing time away

The scene of my run while on vacation. This is Parksville, BC, Canada. Photo ©2018 Christy B

The weekend was here… And I was on vacation! Woohoo 🙂 We went up island and it was awesome, including a run on the beach boardwalk, yummy meals, and chill time on the couch with someone very important to me. Did you know that sometimes you only have to travel a few hours away to feel like you are on a retreat? I feel awesomely relaxed today. I hope you are doing great too ❤

Thank you to everyone who left such kind comments on the post celebrating 7,000 followers. I’m truly humbled by the support. I appreciate every like and comment!

One of the best parts of my day is reading your blog posts. I read about so many different topics in various writing styles from people around the world. It’s a privilege that you let readers into your world with your inspiring blog posts. Here are a few that caught my eye over the past week:

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Simple Ways to Revitalize Your Marriage

Romance stays afresh with effort

Maintaining a marriage takes work. Pixabay photo (CC0).

In the hard grind of life, sometimes you can get bogged down in the mundane and forget about maintaining your marriage. Because you spend so much time running around trying to sort out the kids and keep the house in some kind of orderly fashion, finding just a moment to stop and reflect can be difficult.

Of course, this doesn’t mean that you are failing, it’s just a small indication that you need to reassess your current situation and figure out some ways to renew your love and get back in touch. Marriage is a long haul and it’s as much about listening to each other and respecting each other as it is about confirming your love every day.

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