If you’re a driven kind of person who likes to achieve goals and create new ones, it’s easy to overlook "taking care of yourself" while hard-charging ahead.
I’ve even known successful people who
summer because it’s more laid back than the rest of the year and they don’t want to let up their pace!
So this month’s main article is simple collection of quotes (see below) about treating yourself well, relaxing, slowing down, even stopping for a bit. Why? Simple: Because you need it. And it feels great!
So truly relish and enjoy that run or walk, or painting that watercolor (been too long, right?!), or letting your legs and feet dangle in the pool, or that peak-of-summer ice cream cone.
Here are the quotes:
We will be more successful in all our endeavors if we can let go of the habit of running all the time, and take little pauses to relax and re-center ourselves. And we’ll also have a lot more joy in living.
- Thich Nhat Hanh
Time passes so fast. Make time to be still.
- Lialah Gifty Akita
The main thing to do is relax and let your talent do all the work.
- Charles Barkley
We need time to defuse, to contemplate. Just as in sleep when our brains relax and give us dreams, so at some time in the day we need to disconnect, reconnect, and look around us.
- Laurie Colwin
The wise rest at least as hard as they work.
- Mokokoma Mokhonoana