Do you forget to have fun?
If you’re like me, following the law of attraction is all above giving love, being grateful and savouring every breath that we take. However, this doesn’t mean that life doesn’t take over … I still find my to-do list growing daily, I still run around like a headless chicken when trying to get my girls to school and I still have 101 things to do that I didn’t do yesterday.
However, I’m grateful for all of these things. Time is precious and as we rush through traffic on a morning, then remember we’ve forgotten the wellies that your eldest child needed for the muddy walk around the school field (yes, that was us this morning – although she was asked at least 5 times to put them in a bag!!) I’m still grateful for my child. I’m grateful for the opportunity that she can experience a new activity in the fresh air, I’m grateful that we can afford wellies for her, I’m grateful she has legs in which she can wear wellies, I’m grateful that I got them to school and I got back home safely … more so, I’m grateful that hubby was still home and he could take the wellies back to school 🙂
But in the midst of my gratitude and love, sometimes I do become a little overwhelmed by the tasks that need doing and also the tasks I want to do. There’s so much I want to achieve with my businesses and writing, but there are stepping stones that have to be put in place first. Patience isn’t my best virtue. However, once again, I’m grateful for all the opportunities that come my way.
So although I’m passionate about my work and my family, I have another need that I do like to fulfil and that’s spending time with friends. My family and work are my priority, but I love chilling and relaxing with friends. I’m very lucky to have some gorgeous supportive friends, who are practically my family. If you have friends who don’t make you feel good about yourself, then maybe you should re-think this friendship. Friends don’t judge, they listen, support and advise if neccessary.
Friends should be a get away to have some fun when all the mundane every day tasks (that we maybe grateful for) get a little too much. Recently I had a great night with some friends when we decided to do a Murder Mystery Night. Page2Stage a fab local company put on an awesome event for us. We dressed in 1920’s clothes and we had the best time ever! It took a few days to recover, but it was so worth it.
So, although I totally believe we should all follow our dreams and work hard to achieve our goals, I’m a huge believer in taking time out to recharge those batteries. If you feel you need a bit of downtime, arranging time with family and friends is the way forward. Make time for laughter and fun. It’s the best way to feel refreshed, blissful and extremely grateful for having such amazing people in your life 🙂