In these series, I share a quick dose of wisdom in the hopes of inspiring and motivating you in your journey to achieving your goals and creating a life that you love. This is an excerpt from the weekly Love Letters I send to my mailing list, so make sure to subscribe if you want to receive the full letter in your inbox!
Hello my lovely,
How are you feeling?
I’m not going to lie, this week felt a bit like a drag. I was really tired and I’m not sure why. Tuesday I decided to skip my gym session and ended up napping for over an hour, and then having a self-care night, complete with a bath while watching a movie. And I felt a bit better.
But I’m still feeling drained – physically, mentally and emotionally.
And this makes me wonder…
- Do we take care of ourselves enough? (and in the right way)
- When do we know when enough is “enough”?
- When is it okay to rest? And when is it laziness?
- How do we know whether we are being self-compassionate with ourselves or whether we making excuses?
If you’ve been with me for a while, then you know that I’m trying to break an unhealthy cycle of going non-stop, pushing myself way too hard, and then crashing. And then starting it all over again.
And I’ve been trying really hard to change that. Which means that I’m learning how to NOT push myself too hard when I’m too tired. Or truly resting without feeling guilty about it or feeling like I need to “earn it”.
It can be hard to challenge your thoughts and beliefs and your patterns of living. But I know that it’s necessary. Because otherwise, we will continue repeating the same sh*t over and over again. And I sure as heck want to make sure that I’m always improving and changing myself and my life for the better.
And I encourage you to pay attention to your thoughts and to the patterns in your life.
Because if you don’t objectively assess the status quo, things won’t change and nothing will get better. And I want you to live the best life that you can.