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Lessons from Frozen

WARNING!! THIS BLOG POST DOES CONTAIN SPOILERS!!! IF YOU HAVEN’T SEEN THE MOVIE YET GO DO THAT BEFORE READING THIS!!!

So everybody’s been raving about the movie Frozen, and after finally watching it: I totally am too.

One of the major things that everyone loves about Frozen, is that it promotes ‘girl power’. AKA the idea that you don’t need to spend your entire life looking for a man just to be happy. 

More specifically, in my opinion, it tells you that you don’t need a man when you have a sister. Or 
sisters. Or idk sorority sisters. (Or if you never went Greek, friends that are like sisters)

In any case, it tells you that as long as you have each other, you don’t need a man (they’re just an added bonus if you find the right one)

I think that’s a very important point. Why, as sorority women (or women in general), should we spend 
so much time searching for ‘the one’. (And then possibly fighting with each other when we think we’ve found him, and our sisters either don’t approve or maybe even…

The Burnout Stage

So I go through this stage quite frequently. 

I give 110% to something, but then forget to make sure to take care of myself at the same time. So I grow exhausted and unproductive. Then I hate that I'm being unproductive and try to force myself to keep trekking. But that just increases the exhaustion and lack of productivity until it reaches 0%. Then I crash, recuperate, and start the cycle all over again.

I think a lot of people in today's world face similar stages. Though all at different rates. 

Currently, I reached that burnout stage again. Which has definitely decreased my productivity. I mean, I went from 2 blog posts a week to well... none last week.

I think the Burnout Stage is a problem we have in Western Civilization where we need to remember how to slow down, take a break, and enjoy the moment. 

So, I decided to try the #100HappyDays challenge, and I'll go into more detail about my progress with it in different blog posts, but starting out right now I'm struggling…