I’m sitting here under the shade of a large umbrella, looking out over a beautiful clear bluey green sea, and a cloudless blue sky. The sun has been warming my back for several days now, and I already feel refreshed and relaxed after what has been a fun and productive, but hard-working first 18 weeks of the year.
Life is good.
Is there work that I could be doing back at home…? Yes. Do I feel guilty for taking a 3 week break…? Not a chance!
I know the value of giving my mind and my body a break. I know how good it is for me and my business to switch off…to recharge my batteries…to let my subconscious mull over things while my conscious mind is chilled…enjoying the sun, sea and sand.
If you haven’t yet booked some time away from it all…do it…do it today. And if you think you’re just too busy, think on this…
Man sacrifices his health in order to make money.
Then he sacrifices money to recuperate his health.
And then he is so anxious about the future that he does not enjoy the present;
the result being that he does not live in the present or the future;
he lives as if he is never going to die,
and then dies having never really lived”
~ Dalai Lama
I’m signing off now for two full weeks, to ‘enjoy the present’! Give yourself a break, and do the same.