my sister-in-law often snail mails me hokey, albeit inspiring magazine clippings. i love that she does this. especially since her and my brother live 15 minutes away. these messages always seem to arrive at the right moment. generally, when i’m feeling disconnected and need to turn inward (eehhh hem, need a big smack of reality). here’s the most recent:
unplug. we often rate our days by what we’ve accomplished, applauding ourselves for a workout logged, an errand completed, a task crossed off. but consider grading today on a new curve: give yourself credit not for doing but simply for being - for taking time to sit alone, listening, daydreaming, creating space to think. only then can you connect with the most important person in your world: yourself.