Summer is the best time to feel like yourself. And, after we've been cooped up for a year, it’s a perfect time to savour every day.
When we're having fun, we put aside the worries, the goals, the stress, the have to’s. We can look at where we’ve been and where we’re going.
Sometimes, we're so busy, we don't even know what we want and we don't take time to figure it out.
Ask yourself these questions:
What would make this an unforgettable summer?
What if it was the first summer I got to ________
If I had all the free time I wanted this summer, I'd ________
The best summer I ever had was _________.
These questions can give you clues to what you're longing for and what makes you happy.
Sit down right now and write it out.
I give you full permission to dream.
Want to go to Hawaii? To some...
Summer is the best time to sit back, have a barbeque, go for a hike, lay in a hammock, chill out, right?
Are you doing that? Confession. I’m not. I’m busy and overwhelmed a lot.
I looked up the definition of overwhelm to see if it’s as bad as I thought: Here’s what I found: “to exist in such great amounts that someone or something cannot deal with them. ”Yep, it’s what I thought. Plus they could have added this part:
“And you don’t know what to do about it.”
Thoughts of burning down the house (to get rid of clutter) or running away or bursting into tears because there’s so much to do and you don’t even know where to start doesn’t really help, does it? And to top it off, everyone’s taking a vacay. What if you don’t even have the time to figure out how to get away? Geez. Sheer craziness, right?
Here’s what I think might...
Fall is a time for us to slow down, to ground ourselves and to nourish our bodies. This retreat is designed to help you stop and listen to what it is you need right now. It's a fun and restorative weekend with mindfulness exercises, morning yoga, an online cooking class with the fabulous Chef Bai, healthy recipes to try at home, meditations and group calls to connect you with other women.