Fit Yourself Into Your Life

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I have a friend who for years worked long hours, and in her “free time” she volunteered for a number of non-profit organizations. She was always very busy, doing her job or giving to others.

A month ago she decided she’d had enough. Things in her industry had changed and it was time for her to find a new challenge, so she resigned from her job and cut back on her volunteer activities. She said this change was temporary.   Eventually she will get a new job and become active again.

However, she said that right now she needed to “take time to fit herself into her life.”

This phrase resonated with me. For years my husband and I have been really busy people. Between work, family and volunteering we didn’t have much extra time to spend together or stop and smell the roses.

Once we realized this, we made some changes. We cut back on volunteering, didn’t let work run our lives, and made time to spend together, and also alone, to read, take walks, and pay attention to taking care of ourselves, each other, and our bodies.

So now that things have changed, we’re enjoying the slow down. We hadn’t realized how busy we were, but now that things are calmer we’re really taking pleasure in having time to “fit ourselves into our lives”.

So this month I’m reflecting on the importance of taking time to relax, enjoy a mellow conversation with my favorite people, or take an evening walk. It’s time for me to be in my life instead of just a part of it.   We’ve been doing this for a month and it’s wonderful to see how well I fit.

How about you?

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