The point is that lately I have hit a wall and need some more ME time. More than one gets during that five minutes in the bathroom now and then during the day. I do look forward to those times, though...deep breath.
Typically in this space I don't like to be a complainer. That's not what this blog is all about (oh, heavens no). This blog is about the happy, peaceful and inspiring moments from my daily life. Brief snapshots of what I have been exploring, working, or experiencing with myself and family.
Recently a coworker at the camp was talking about a bit of wisdom she received from a dance teacher when she was a child. The teacher was pregnant and had announced that she would be leaving her job to spend the time with her family. The little dancers wanted to know why, and this is what the teacher replied:
" If you drop your career life you will be able to pick it back up and start a new. If you drop your family life it will shatter, never to be put back together."
I paused and considered what my coworker had just shared. Her words lingered. I brought them home. I shared them with my husband. I shared them with one of my best friends from High School. And now I find myself sharing them in this space with you. Funny how the world presents you with little wake-up calls. If only I would listen more often. Clearly, this is my wake-up call to readjust my
Don't worry I won't be giving up on this space. It brings me far too much happiness, and reading all of your loving comments always makes me want to continue. No, I will be saying my farewells to some of my other occupations. In hopes to spend more time with those I love and doing those things that make my heart sing.
Do you find yourself struggling with finding that balance too? What has been occupying your time recently?