As I was climbing my way over a mountain of spring semester grading and working through the week’s to-do’s, I started to ache.
My back, my neck, my legs, my arms, my hands, and my head; they all were aching. My temper was short and my attention span even shorter.
I knew I had to find a way to stop the hurting and manage my moodiness.
So I ran away… Continue reading “A Running Break”
Blessed are the Flexible – Wise Words Wednesday
Flexibility is necessary in life. Flexibility is a special virtue this time of year.
We work so hard to fit all of the holiday shopping, meals, programs, parties, and family functions in that we forget to be flexible. This forgetfulness can lead to some major fits of stress and missing holiday spirit.
Allow yourself some breathing room this month. Give yourself the gift of flexibility.
Give the gift of flexibility to others. Remember we are all suffering from the season. Show compassion and patience for those who “mess” with your plans.
Flexibility towards yourself and others will lead to much more fa-la-la-ing and much less bahumbuging.
By: Melanie A. Peters
P.S. It’s ok to do some mental warm ups before you get too flexible. You wouldn’t want to pull anything before Christmas. Breathe deep… Focus… Flex!