These past months, in terms of our relationship have been absolutely incredible. I've seen so much growth in our relationship and our bond is at its strongest. Just in this past year Dustin has taught me so much about communication - and how important it really is. For a long time I've been notorious for my poor communication, especially when it comes to my needs, and Dustin has helped me change all of that. This week I'm feeling incredibly grateful to have a best friend that is my companion, and who will always keep me on track.
A little over two weeks ago we got work that Smashbox Cosmetics was planning a big event in our little store in Maine. Smashbox was offering a two day long event - twenty minute makeovers with a mini photo shoot to anyone that signed up. A lot of my co-workers were not excited in the least bit, but I was literally jumping for joy, making it my duty to sign up as many people as I could. I was absolutely thrilled to work alongside Smashbox Makeup Artists and hopefully get some training in. The two day event was absolutely incredible (I'll spare the details for a later post!) and I hadn't known, but they were offering gratis to the person who signed up the most people. I was in complete and utter shock to have walked away with $273 worth of Smashbox products. This was just the icing on the cake this week and proof that good things come to those who work their asses off.
This week I'm loving the fact that I own the cheapest form of therapy: a cat. I adore out little fur baby, he's definitely a character. Dustin and I treat our kitten like it's our real baby, it's pretty odd sometimes. Lately I've been getting up extra early to slowly sip my coffee and let Pablo curl up in my lap and purr - the sweetest way to wake up. I cherish the time I get to spend with my little fur baby, he's a big part of our family.
When I say "out of my comfort zone" I mean I'm starting something brand new completely - something so foreign and different than what I'm used to. I wont exactly go into detail too much here, not until I'm ready to spill what exactly is in the works for my future right now, but it's something very exciting! I'm excited for what is to come, and to be having a little fun at the same time.
When it comes to stress, I'm a champ, I know how to cope in healthy ways. Lately life has been full of hiccups and yet... I'm doing just fine. I've been hitting the gym often and stocking the fridge full of healthy foods so I have all the tools I need in order to find balance-in all aspects of life. I'v come far in terms of managing my stress, and I'm proud that I've come up with constructive ways to deal with it in a more healthy manor. Life lately in a nutshell has been challenging, yet necessary in order for growth - and I'm okay with that.