Time away. Time alone. Time in nature. These are a few of the answers that came back when I quieted my mind and asked myself what I needed a week ago. This simple act of self-inquiry enabled me to reconnect with myself even before I gave into any one of my desires.
This is simply a gentle reminder to check in on your own ever-changing needs and communicate them to those who can support. Doing this is a kindness not only to ourselves but also to those around us, as we choose self-preservation over burnout and resentment.
We’re now at the midpoint of the year, so it can be a nice time to recommit to serving your own needs. As you reevaluate, determine the most nurturing decisions you can make right now. What steps can you take to foster and expand your own creativity?