Dropping the rules:
How your car is your lifeline – part 4/7
In this 7 part series, we are learning:
– The best gift you can give yourself – part 1
– How to turn silver into gold – part 2
– Just how important your voice is – part 3
– How you car is your lifeline – part 4
– Why hugging a tree is important
– The six letter word that changes everything
– What cooking teaches us about healing
How is your car your lifeline? Well, it has to do with recharging batteries. Sometimes when you go through difficult times, you may not want to do anything but lie down and cry by yourself or keep busy by working. Let’s face it, when going through a devastating life-changing experience, you feel like your whole world has changed. You may feel like you can’t breathe. You may feel like you want to give up.
When you are strong and have always been there for everyone else, NOW is the time for YOU. THIS is the time for you to recharge your batteries. Take time to reflect on what’s working and what’s not. I realize in a world where society is all about now, now, now it’s hard to combat the urge to do the opposite.
I encourage you to check out a previous article I wrote on learning how to pause for additional perspectives and support on this topic.
Particularly in the United States, we tend to ignore the need for grieving. When someone dies, more often than not, I’ve heard from managers, when will you be back? We need you. If this isn’t the case, sometimes we feel compelled to get back to work as soon as possible.
Think about when you are going to have the opportunity to just be still… just be… In another blog post, I offer 9 questions to ponder during challenging days.
Perhaps this is a place for you to start your reflection journey.
NOW IT’S YOUR TURN:
Anytime of year is a good time to recharge your batteries. When was the last time you took time for yourself to refresh, reflect and recharge? Please comment below! Your answer may encourage others…and reading other comments may encourage you.
Here’s to reflecting and recharging your batteries and helping your car last a long, long time,
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