As part of my “mindful” planning back in May, I wrote that I would rest a little each day, try not to think so much, and stop rushing around. Well, that is just hilarious! I wrote it but I didn’t try very hard to actually adhere to those goals. They are each still relevant and worth the attempt, of course.
Our September task was to think about a battle either worth fighting or surrendering and something to celebrate. Well, I am focusing on the celebration part. Since completing the Soul Restoration course last week, I am smiling more, am way more gentle with myself, and better able to keep things in perspective, embracing my talents and forgiving myself for any perceived weaknesses.
How am I celebrating? I am looking for ways to show myself kindness… smiling at myself in the mirror when I catch my eye, telling myself “all in good time” when I look at something I want to get done, making myself a cup of tea, letting compliments stay forefront of mind for a little longer before moving on to something else. Nothing major, but these little things feel good.
During the month of October I will focus on physically slowing down; stopping the rush, rush, rush that is daily life; remembering to savor the moment. What about you?
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I’m so glad to be part of this blog hop! Some of the artwork these ladies do is just incredible! Now, hop along to visit Carolina for the next OLW post. She (and each thereafter) will send you on down the list from there until you’ve seen them all. The rest of the participants are listed below. I encourage you to visit every blog for more creative fun.
You can read other posts related to my OLW here. I look forward to visiting again with you on Wednesday.
Mrs Wookie http://mrswookieswanderings.blogspot.com/
Naomi http://poeticaperture.com <— You are here.
Carolina www.micinnamons.blogspot.com <— Go here next!