What Matters

I've been reflecting on what matters, lessons learned, practices to experiment with and ideas worth exploring.

What is your ideal restore recipe?

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...

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Do you start your day by consuming social media?

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:

  • writing down 3 things you are grateful for
  • sending a text to a friend or family member
  • thinking through your day

Start your day creating.

Photo by Erik Mclean on Unsplash

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My terrible Christmas habit

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!

 
Piles of Christmas Cards
 
My love languages are Acts of Service and Words of Affirmation and so writing (cards & letter writing, emailing, texting) words of support,...
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