I have been feeling quite adrift lately - as if life was spinning out of control. And so I have purposely stepped back and slowed down to re-evaluate my life and re-prioritize.
I've been putting way too much pressure on myself and have been in a constant state of overwhelm...which is never a good thing.
One simply cannot be & do everything for everyone. You may be able to keep it up for a short time but in the end you will crash and burn.
And so, I am using these last few weeks of December to scale back, slow down and minimize the stress.
- I will be minimizing digital media.
- I will be limiting computer time.
- I will write uninterrupted by online distractions and have a cut off time.
- I will prepare wholesome, simple meals.
- I will rest when tired.
- I will spend more time with those I love.
- I will spend time each day on home-caring tasks.
- I will spend time each daily filling my cup.
Life is pretty simple - yet I often over-complicate things. I'm sure I'm not the only woman guilty of this!
I must constantly remind myself that I am not superwoman. You would think by now I'd have learned my lesson. I guess I'm stubborn like that. *smile*
The thing is - I don't want to miss the good stuff: the deep conversations, family togetherness, the chance to make memories, or the beauty of ordinary days - because I was going at warp speed and my mind was racing a mile a minute.
Now that I've recognized why I have been feeling out of sorts I can take action to change it. Not by doing more, mind you.
No, I am choosing the path less taken by choosing to slow down and simplify.
Will you join me?
Tracy Lee xx
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