Taking time out to work on yourself is extremely important. Most people don’t give themselves permission to do this, because they might feel guilty, or think there’s not enough time in their schedules to do so. I’m here to tell you that you should absolutely NOT feel guilty and that it IS possible to work a little “You” time into your schedule.
Our bodies are our temples, and the only places we have to live in this lifetime. If we don’t take the time to take care of them, the outcome is usually not a good one. With cancer, obesity, diabetes and heart disease (just to name a few) all on the rise, we owe it to ourselves to exercise, eat healthy, meditate and work on positivity to possibly avoid these terrible diseases. Not to mention that when we do all of these things, we feel better…and when we feel better, we’re happier, and when we’re happier, everyone around us is happier! It’s a wonderful chain of events that puts positivity out into the Universe!
Your Mission should you choose to accept it: The next time you’re urged to get on Facebook, put your phone down. Sit in a comfortable seated position. For the next 5 minutes, focus on your breathing… Breathe in for a count of 4, hold for a count of 4, then exhale for a count of 4 & repeat. This calms the mind and reduces stress…it’s much better for you than looking at Friends X, Y & Z’s photos from their trips somewhere tropical, suddenly stressing and becoming envious over why they get to take nice vacations like that and so forth and so on. Focus on you…you’re worth it!