It’s always the case that when the seasons begin to change and the warm weather starts to peak out, a part of me that’s been cooped up inside feels a surge of energy. I see it too in department stores-a lure to begin spring cleaning, change up our home decor, and a need to start something fresh.
I hate to say it, but it can be a little overwhelming.
New classes to take. New things to buy. New activities to do.
How do you stay focused? How do you know what to change and what to accept? I’m talking about external things, but internal too.
This week as you slowly begin contemplating the spring season, consider what’s most important. Are you actively grappling with the lack of intimacy in your relationship, bracing yourself for your next interaction with a narcissistic ex or coping with an anniversary of losing someone? If so, be kind to yourself.
While the change of seasons are exciting, remembering it’s okay to take things slow. Change doesn’t happen over night. Step by step, one emotion then another, and moment to the next moment, is how we get there.
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