Chyina nailed it the other day. She was commenting on the post I wrote Tuesday about slowing down; and said she’s “equally worried about those who go so slowly, they grow moss on their feet. And by the time they get around to smelling the flowers, the flowers have died.”
Although she never mentioned it explicitly, what she was saying is, we need to have balance in our lives. That’s the ideal. The goal. And she’s absolutely right.
Easier said than done, my friends. Much easier said than done.
We have SO much juggling to do. Careers. Spouses. Kids. Grand kids. Aging parents. Caregiving. Homemaking. How does all of it get divided? Fairly? With enough sleep time and ‘me’ time.
Ha! If I had the answer, I’d be taking over from Oprah. She’d be working for me. Continue reading