Permission to Be

December 9, 2014 6:13 PM

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My life consists of my career, spending time with friends and family, taking yoga classes, checking out the latest restaurants, seeing live music, reading, writing and the list goes on and on. I was on a path of realizing that I needed to instill balance into my life. I was recently on a call with a friend and I told him how I felt unmotivated and lazy, which for me were really unfamiliar feelings. I then proceeded to explain all of the things that I had done that week since we last spoke. He stopped me and acknowledged that I started the call by saying how unmotivated I was all week yet I had done so many different things that most people wouldn't accomplish in months.

What I realized after this call was that I was so caught up in the "doing" that I forgot about simply "being." The go-getter in me just kept going. I couldn't even wrap my head around what that meant at that moment, because I had my to-do list in my notebook and more things running through my head t...

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