We asked the moms in our private facebook group a few weeks ago: “If you had an extra hour in your day, what would you do with it?”
There was a time when if I found an extra hour in my day, I had no idea what I’d do with it.
I was so used to getting things DONE, there was always something to DO.
I kind of let go of my own stuff. My own wants and dreams and loves. Was I even allowed to need, want, dream or love? Should I? Was there really time or space for me, the mom?
What would I savor if given one full hour?
My family, work and life admin took up most of my mental bandwidth - and I fell into a rhythm that worked. Low grade everyday stress was fine. I was fine. But what was I savoring? What lit me up?
Wait, was I bored?
In the interest of giving my all to everything and everyone else in my life I realized I’d closed down my connections to my own senses. I’d tuned out the world.
I wanted to show up for my life, to...