13 January 2018

Using a Bullet Journal for Mental Health Care

I’ve done a few videos on mental health care and written a blog about my 2017 bullet journal. I’m a believer in the power of the bujo. I’m a convert, but a bujo isn’t for everyone. If it isn’t for you, but you need to up your mental health care game, try making the two trackers I’mma show you in this blog. They’ve been freaking amazeballs goodness when it comes to improving the quality of my life, friends.

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5 January 2018

You know, I’m back like I never left…

{posted on Facebook January 5, 2018 at 4:49 pm}

Hello, friends! This Facebook page has been unpublished for a couple of months, so it’s been a minute since we’ve connected. I’ve missed you! If you see me in your newsfeed, let me know and be sure to tell me how you’ve been! 
Updates from Lil’ Nashvegas:
I didn’t pitch any hissy fits (in public) over the holidays. My hair grew out some more and I dyed it red again, ’cause eff that gray and silver bidness. I’m not ready to embrace it. My mister still snores. I wear earbuds now, so I won’t kill him in his sleep. I’m still all in with the DIY projects. I haven’t lost any fingers to the chainsaw, but I do have an impressive red splotch on my right boob on accounta handheld sanders can get away from you.
Still writing a book. Still all up in the Ancestry Dot Time Suck. Do y’all remember Noble, my 2nd great grandfather? I spoke with his daughter, my great aunt, on the phone recently! Another great aunt reached out to me through Ancestry and it’s been absolutely beautiful. If y’all are interested, I’ll share some photos after while.
I didn’t get a baby goat for Christmas. My mister gave me a motherflippin’ Jeep. I’ve named the Jeep Baby Goat.
Again, I’ve missed you. Check in here and give me some updates! I’m so, so, SO happy to be back.
Much love and peace, B.
PS
We went to Universal Studios over the Christmas break. Extreme Peopleing with zero panic attacks! I employed those strategies and managed without medication. Here’s a photo of me in Harry Potter World. I’m drinking warm butterbeer. I have lipstick on my teeth, ’cause you can’t take me anywhere.

 

2 November 2017

Goodbye, social media! Hello, life!

Dear friends,

I’m taking a huge leap of faith and deleting all social media platforms associated with my work. Without drama or fanfare, without a full understanding or explanation of why, I’m letting go. Some writer friends will call me mad, because I’m abandoning platforms I’ve spent years building. A ton of thought has gone into this decision. I’m not abandoning you or my words.

If you want to keep reading my work or if you’d like to connect with me, you can do so here on my website. If you pre-ordered my novel, I have your information stored and you’ll receive a copy when it’s ready. Thank you for believing in me! While I’m no longer accepting pre-orders, you are welcome to stop by my store to purchase my book, 100 Days of Goodness.

I’m excited to see what will happen in my life when no one is watching, when I’m not obsessively checking in in order to check out. I wonder what impact this will have on my life, relationships, and writing. If I ever return to social media, I truly hope we’ll reconnect there. I wish y’all the very best and hope you’ll check back here to read my words.

Much love, B.

 

15 September 2017

Lipsense: The Review!

My friend, Tiffany, is da bomb. No seriously. She is. Remember that time I taught a theatre camp? She’s the reason I did that. So, when Tiffany fell in love with LipSense, I took notice. She posted on social media about it like she’d met the love of her makeup life.

Now, I get why.

Teadra Mitchell, one of my readers and an all around fun chick, contacted me in August and asked if I’d give Lipsense a try. Remembering Tiffany’s response to it, I immediately said yes. I’m not good with choosing colors, so I left that up to Teadra. The color she sent was perfect. It’s an outstanding red called Fly Girl. Very me.

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13 October 2016

The Truth

This isn’t what I planned on writing today. I was gonna finally sit down and explain that whole “shoo fly” positivism, finally articulate the moment it all clicked. I’m still gonna do that, but there’s more here. Something relevant. Something worthy of note. First, lemme tell y’all about what happened last week when I was just going to the utility room, just going to get a Diet Coke out of the refrigerator we keep stocked with drinks. Look, we don’t keep our drink fridge on the carport anymore. We’re gettin’ a little uppity like that.

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30 August 2016

A Friend Request

 “Friend, I’m deactivating my personal Facebook account. Not deleting, just deactivating. All of the professional social media platforms associated with Beth Hallman- One Fabulous Mama will remain live and active. Nothing’s wrong. Nothing happened. For now, I’d simply like to remain in contact with my friends by phone, email, or (gasp!) regular, old mail. If you’d like for me to remain in touch with you as well, respond with your personal contact information. I value your friendship! Much love, Beth”
   That’s the message I send yesterday to over one hundred people on my friends’ list. I send something similar to folks whom I’ve made connections with on social media via blogger/writer/advocacy business. I become too exhausted to send any other messages to anyone else. I start planning how to hide on Facebook.

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22 August 2016

The one about boobs, Snapped, and the little-Little’s art {VIDEO!!!}

Hey, y’all! Video number three comin’ atcha tonight. I finally answer those boob questions a few of you had. I’ll show you a sketch by the little-Little and talk about the importance of decompressing. Just so you know, neither of those last two things are related to boobs.

I’m thinking of doing a live chat on Facebook! Would y’all be down for something like that? We could plan for this Friday night, August 26 at say, 9 pm EST? I can make an event page to remind y’all… I dunno. You can make comments and ask questions. I have no idea how ny of that works, so I might want to check that out before Friday. Holyshitballs, that makes me so nervous, but y’all are some of the most freakin’ amazing people I know. We got this.

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