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Tuesday, May 29, 2012

It's ok...to just sit.

I just spent the last 3 hours of my evening catching up on Bethenny Ever After re-runs via my DVR [bless you].  As much as I enjoyed this and needed this [and LOVE her], I am still sitting here half-way beating myself up about it because really, I had every intention of catching up on recipe posts from all the delicious things I've been cooking this past week/weekend. But you know what? Every once in a while...it's ok to just sit. It's ok not to empty the dishwasher, and not clean the bathroom, or put away dinner dishes, or tackle posts on the blog or accomplish any of the other "tasks" you wrote out on your to-do list. It's ok sometimes just to...sit.

Not always. No no, that is how laziness creeps in. This kind of "just sitting" is therapeutic in my opinion. In a society that is always go go go, more more more, sometimes just sitting is just what the doctor ordered. And tonight was that night for me. As women, I feel like sometimes we hang ourselves out to dry when we don't accomplish those specific tasks we set out to do. Or maybe it's just me, but the guilt and the wrath of sheet we give ourselves is just not necessary. It all balances out. Breathe. Did I mention I just watched Bethenny go to therapy for 3 hours?? So in a way perhaps I felt I needed my own therapy session?!

Regardless...

Sometimes you just need to sit. Enjoy a cold drink, and sit. Especially when the moments present themselves. I'm a busy bee who cannot [usually] sit still, but I am certainly not as busy as say working moms who have little ones to chase after. So to all the ladies [and gents] out there who are feeling overwhelmed and pooped; give yourself a night or even just a moment to sit. Relax. Just be...still.

you know it's not about waiting for the storm to pass...
it's about learning to dance in the rain...yada yada yada.
[and all that jazz]

namaste. 

2 Comments:

At May 30, 2012 at 7:07 AM , Blogger Denise Lopatka said...

Love this post! Totally agree you. Sometimes you just need to sit and be still.... and catch up with life almost.

So glad I found your blog!

xox-denise

 
At May 30, 2012 at 10:02 PM , Blogger The Mrs. and The Momma said...

Hey there! Came across your space via Erin! So glad I did! I agree...sometimes, it's just nice to veg out. In fact, I think I'm going to do just that. Tomorrow.

-Kristen
The Mrs. and The Momma

 

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