Right now I feel . . . .

How do you feel? If you had to finish this sentence right now what would you write? Would it depend on if anyone was going to read it? What if it was just for your eyes, would that help you to be honest, or would you still struggle to answer? 

Sometimes I find it hard to even be honest with myself about how I am really feeling, afraid that if I do I amy open up the floodgates to emotions that I am not sure I want to acknowledge right now. It is easier to say “I’m good”, or “I’m fine”, to friends, to family, and even to myself. But somedays I am really not OK, somedays it all feels too hard,  too much. Somedays I feel like I am forcing myself to get out of bed and put on my makeup, to smile, to interact with others, and all I want is to hide away. Other days I really am fine, life feels easy, I feel happy. Other days are amazing, I feel vibrant and love being around people, and trying new things!

I have this Journal, it is a Pause Journal from Kikki K, (the above picture was taken by me of my journal), it is all about getting us to pause, and to be present in the moment. It is not asking how we were feeling a month ago, or how we were feeling yesterday, it is asking how we feel right now. So before you go on reading this, take a moment to pause and reflect on how you are feeling. Be present in this moment, breathe, and know that whatever you are feeling is OK. If you feel like sharing then do so in the comments below. If you feel unable to share then just write it down and then rip it up. Otherwise share how you are feeling with someone close.

Just Pause.

Now it is time to share some of my favourite pics from my Instagram Community Living Fearlessly Authentic, if you would like to be featured just tag your real life, everyday Instagram photos with #livingfearlesslyauthentic 

Here are this weeks favourites 

. . . these moments of real life are shared by @carol_cameleon, @beautybabyandme, @sizzlingtowards60, @mummuddlingthrough, and @familyof5ive_ thank you for tagging me!

I also really love this gorgeous photo of @burnishedchaos and their family walk.

and couldn’t go past this gorgeous capture of meal time with @surrey_mama

Now it’s #mg time! If you are a blogger feel free to join in the link up, I would love to have you be part of the #mg community. If you are not a blogger feel free to click on any of the links and enjoy some of the posts shared here. Last week I shared a post about Dealing With Rejection, if you missed it you can find it HERE. This week I am sharing my post on Dieting. 

Time for my featured bloggers from last weeks #mg. Don’t forget if you are featured you are entitled to grab my Featured Writer Badge.


There were 2 most clicked upon posts from last weeks #mg linkup, they were Sizzling Towards 60 with ‘Finding Stillness in Your Day’, and Burnished Chaos with ‘Do Your Best’. If you haven’t popped by make sure you do and share some #mg love with these fab bloggers.

My personal favourite post was from blog by EshaChance versus Change‘! I really enjoyed this post, please stop by and check it out.

Rules for #mg are simple. Please read and comment on my HOST POST. Read and comment on at least 2 more that grab your attention, please share on Twitter using #mg. One post per person, and please make sure you display my badge, thanks xx

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Thank you again to everyone who supports #mg and also to everyone who has been joining in on Instagram with #livingfearlesslyauthentic 


Thanks for joining me, love Mackenzie xx