I get it. Busy busy. Every moment filled and rushing to the next. Hoping for a moment of peace and quiet.
Balancing everyone else's needs and trying to squeeze in moments of time for you.
Today's challenge: how can you spend more moments in the moment?
Reminded today that it's not just what you know, its who you know. It's who you associate with... Who you spend time with. Its making time to connect with friends. On good days and bad. It can be easy in this hyper-connected world to feel like you know what's going on for them as you glimpse their feed... but we don't.
Nothing can replace a conversation with a friend. The power of connecting with someone who knows you and cares for you. Who you know and care for. The power of a friend.
Which friend can you connect with today?
Sea salt seeking this weekend. Its time for some beach. The beach (a quiet beach) is my happy place. Some of the best of nature, some quiet time and some time with those I love. This is my ideal recipe to restore.
Most of my Restore recipes include water - ideally moving water - but saltwater is my clear favourite. I like to fall asleep to the sound of waves so much I listen to the pink noise soundtracks of waves crashing. ...but its more than the sound and sights of the beach. Its also the smell. That smell of saltwater, and the smell of the dried salt on your skin...
Do you start your day by consuming social media? This may feel like connecting but delivers little value and ensures your day is shaped by other people's lives.
Create before you consume.
Whether it is:
I have a terrible habit. Every year I write Christmas Cards but don't send them.
Usually, about this time of year, I start buying cards. Beautiful cards. I think of all the people I care about and start writing. Beautiful words pour out sharing how I feel about them and wishing them a fabulous festive season and a wonderful new year. Piles of cards. Piles stacked high. ..but then the pile of cards is still there in February!
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