Why Its Important To Enjoy Down Time
As most of you may know, I’ve been using every opportunity this month to celebrate LIFE. My birthday is coming up and this weekend some girlfriends and I took a little weekend trip to the cabins in Blue Ridge.
We had so much fun singing, dancing, cooking, laughing, taking selfies, relaxing in the Jacuzzi, roasting marshmallows and reflecting. It was a much needed trip just to relax and take a break from the normal hustle and bustle of daily life. Many of us are so busy taking care of everyone else, or working on so many ideas and jobs- that we seldom take real time to disconnect. I felt refreshed even though I was able to check into my social media pages and accounts- but I didn’t experience the usual pressure to post and update the world on my every move.
Outside of the amazing fun, talking and laughing, we really got our Iyanla on! We had a serious moment to really think about life and where we want to go and what we wanted to see happen. It was pretty amazing to me. I thought about some things that I hadn’t considered before. It gave me sometime to think and reflect on, and I was even able to come up with a solution to help me process my emotions as they relate to some issues.
Even if its only for a couple of hours, it is so important to take some time and take care of yourself. A time when you can really think about your own needs. When was the last time you really reflected on your future?