Rest Days

Some days, we just need a little extra self-love and rest. As an active person, sitting around makes me nuts (and ugly!) but if I don’t listen to my body, things will get worse...fast.

We all need to tune in to what our bodies are saying, and to give ourselves the rest we might need from time to time. As I’ve gotten older, I’ve needed more of it…and that’s okay!

It’s important not to beat ourselves up for wanting or needing the respite – as a dear friend once said to me “once I’ve made the choice to rest on a given day, I embrace it and let go of the guilt.” It’s easy to feel like we are doing something wrong but as she – and ancient wisdom (or Gandalf if you’re a Tolkien fan!) points out – we only have the time given to us. To accept and appreciate our decision means we are free to enjoy the present, allowing our body and mind to get what it so richly deserves.

Karma

One of my favorites. . .

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No need to meddle, or to get overly worked up (which I admittedly do on occasion, until I remind myself of this lovely little (BIG) detail. . .)  

The Universe always seems to find a way to deliver a well-deserved comeuppance one way or another.  ALWAYS.

So take a deep breath, let go, and let Karma do its thing. 

Ahhh. . .

MAGIC.