In the summertime, it’s important to remind ourselves to be more and do less. June is the month that seems to slip through my fingers and disappear before I know it.
It is the end of the school year, which brings concerts, picnics, class trips, and teachers’ gifts. It is the end of activities, which means recitals, playoffs, and parties. And, it is the end of a business cycle that creates pressure to tie up loose ends before clients disappear into vacation mode.
Every year I think I will catch up in the quiet of July.
Why is July never quiet???
It too would disappear, summer would rush by and I would be packing lunches for the first day of school without ever feeling like I relaxed and enjoyed it.
I came to the realization that the only downtime I enjoy is when I concentrate on BEing instead of over scheduling the DOing.
The trick is to be… read more
“All that is important is this one moment. Make the moment important, vital, and worth living. Do not let it slip away unnoticed and unused.”
~ Martha Graham
“The Power of Now” by Eckhart Tolle
The concepts in this book are deep and profound so it is one you want to take your time reading. The spiritual underpinning is to accept the present moment we live in and create more joy in your life, By following the practices outlined in the book, you will understand and benefit from the art of being versus doing.