As many often do when one year comes to a close and a new one begins, I reflected on all the things I’ve created in this past year and set intentions for what I want to create in the upcoming. As I did this I thought about the traditional idea of a New Year’s Resolution and what it looks like for many of us when we embark on them.
Here’s some very brief food for thought. I put together 5 simple questions that can help in times of uncertainty, frustration, or just when you need to take a moment to reflect. Think of it as a personal check-in, a way to gauge your internal emotional temperature.
We sometimes perpetuate this notion that being overworked and stressed out are proper excuses for why we abuse our health and relationships with others. We wear them as badges of honor, proof that we can work harder than the bloke next to us. I’m talking about being more intimate with our iPhones than our partners, missing a family event or holiday to meet a bottom line, and burning the midnight oil instead of giving your body its proper rest. For some, this is the only way we know how to function and we think that it is effective. Maximum output – even at the cost of our physical and emotional well-being.Continue Reading