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Be still & just breathe!

Wednesday, September 25, 2013

I'm still feeling a bit under the weather. I have a bit of an annoying cold. Not bad enough to stay home from work, but just enough to make getting up at 3:30 a.m. a pain in the tush.

Yesterday was a super long day for me. I am the worship leader at my church & I had a worship teleconference last night after work, dinner & cardio. Full day! The call lasted about 1/2 an hour longer than I anticipated, so I was rushing around getting my evening chores done so I could go to sleep.

In all the rush, I didn't take my "me" time yesterday. I didn't get to just be still & breathe for a bit. For me, that can come in a few forms: reading a good book, listening to some of my favorite music , or just being still & breathing. I have found that that time is so precious to my sense of well-being. It helps me relax & put away the cares of my day so that I can rest well. Thankfully, I still slept pretty well. Yay!!

Today, find a bit of time where you can be still &:

Blessings to you!! emoticon emoticon

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GODS_TEMPLE 9/26/2013 1:37AM


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EOSTAR_45 9/26/2013 12:31AM

    Good one. I found myself having to do just this on my break @ work. It's so busy and one gets so keyed up that even to sit still for a moment is hard.

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ANHELIC 9/25/2013 10:54PM

    Praying that you will soon be feeling better. I have my me time while I am on SPARKPEOPLE. It is my time and I love it, emoticon

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GEORGIAGIRL26 9/25/2013 8:01PM

    I am so sorry that you are feeling sick.
I hope that you get to feeling better soon.
Take a deep breath and take it easy.
Drink plenty of water and take the Cold meds.
I am sure you will be fine soon! Hugs my friend!
Your sister in Christ and Fitness, Holly emoticon

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NANCYRUBIO 9/25/2013 6:14PM

    Another bad day emoticon May tomorrow be better.

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KALEWINE 9/25/2013 4:48PM

    Thanks for the reminder. In our busyness and rush to accomplish things, we can forget to take time for ourselves.

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BONNIEMARGAY 9/25/2013 2:19PM


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LESLIELENORE 9/25/2013 12:03PM

    Great reminder!

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BAMAJAM 9/25/2013 10:47AM

  Great message of wisdom here! Sometimes I drive with complete silence--- no radio, no music--- just my own thoughts.
Thank you--- !!

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PGHP31CK 9/25/2013 10:45AM

    emoticon Great reminder, in this hustle & bustle world. We can get so spun up that we lose our focus. Quiet time definitely helps!

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FELINEBETTER 9/25/2013 9:33AM

    So true!!!! Another inspiring blog! You are so right about the precious "me time!" When I don't take it -- I start to feel overwhelmed -- and from there it usually goes downhill before it comes up! Thanks for this important reminder!! emoticon emoticon

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PDSLIM 9/25/2013 9:28AM

    good advice

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MATTEROFHEART 9/25/2013 9:24AM

    This is excellent advice! I need to start doing this! Thanks, girl!!!

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MAMISHELI53 9/25/2013 9:06AM

    I know what you mean about "me" time! I think as women we tend to overdo on the "others" time!

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SNOW_LEOPARD_74 9/25/2013 9:04AM

    Me time is so important yet it seems to be what gets pushed aside so easily. Take some extra time for you today and feel better soon!

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PROUD-GRANDMA 9/25/2013 8:57AM

    I have an hour in the morning for me time. Well, me & SP!

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KIWIANN 9/25/2013 8:51AM

    You have all my sympathy! I had a work event last night until 10:30pm, and I am feeling the loss of my precious, peaceful "me" time last night!
Hope today is better!! Keep breathing, and it will be, right?!?! emoticon

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RANGERFX 9/25/2013 8:03AM

    So right! emoticon emoticon

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COCK-ROBIN 9/25/2013 7:48AM


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ROSEPETAL80 9/25/2013 5:55AM

    Great idea.

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CHRISGORGME 9/25/2013 5:51AM

    I feel 'me' time is precious but still I don't get it very often emoticon Thanks for reminding me how much I need it!! emoticon

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CRUISEBOUND4EVR 9/25/2013 4:58AM

    Great reminder that life is too short and you do need to stop and just breathe!


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    Me too ... I need that little bit of "me" time! Let's get ours today!

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