Meltdown

Good evening,

I had to pull in myself into check last week!!  Of all the teaching, counselling  helping and guiding people to find a more fulfilled and joyous mindful way of life I do  – I forgot it myself!

How I hear you say?

I filled my diary to the max with client appointments, training courses, workshops, entertaining.  I filled my diary with preparation for my daughters 16th birthday, cooking, cleaning and so it went on…..

I did not make time for me!!

Saturday evening I went into meltdown, exhausted and teary..

Again, I did not make time for me!!!

So what was going on?   What was my lesson here?  Did I have hurry sickness?

I on reflection was not acting mindfully or being kind to myself.  After my daily morning meditation practice I went from one thing to another;  teaching, counselling  etc.   My day often ended at 1am, not a good example to set. So what have I learned and how shall I move forward?

Well, that is easy as I realise that on some level it was a warning that I am only human and that if I fall too far away from my true self a meltdown occurs.   So this week I have pulled myself back into check.  I have planned some quality time for me and reminded myself to be mindful.

In doing this I am already seeing the benefits.  If I am kind to myself, if I act mindfully,  if I nourish and resource my body and mind.  If I do all these things my body and mind respond with love.

So ask yourself are you being kind and Mindful to your body and mind?

Love and Blessings

Susan xx

Minding the Soul, Mindfulness, Meditation, Susan Cox

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