July was one of those months. I can’t believe how quickly it’s flown by, mostly thanks to trying to do far too much at work. The whole month seemed to pass by in a blur; I didn’t really even have time to read! However, I did learn a few things that I am going to put into action in August.
August is my month of self-love and self-compassion. It is a month of lots of nutritious food (and the occasionally bowl of ice-cream). It is a month of sleep and exercise, because moving my body feels good. It is a month of spending time with people who make me smile and of doing things that bring joy into my life. It is a month of gratitude and patience.
I’m going to treat myself to a little self-made retreat. I’m buying a house so I can’t afford to go away but I’m going to have a long weekend to do lovely things. I’m going to meditate, and do yoga, and go for long walks, and take myself for brunch, and have my hair done, and read. I’m going to recharge my batteries and I’m going to remind myself that I am wonderful, flawed, unique woman. I am enough.
As a complete aside, I came across this photo today and it so wonderfully sums up my journey through life…my new favourite word!