I apologize for not having a more prepared chakra post today. I took last week off and thought to myself “this will give me more time to read about and prepare my next chakra post!” but yeah, that didn’t happen. I think I was off my routine and just enjoying being in the moment with people I love that it just didn’t get in to my mix this week.
I’m trying not to beat myself up over it. Really.
I wanted to give you guys something today since I always post on Sundays. I’ll do my next chakra post tomorrow night, I promise. But for now, I’ll just discuss a little how my week off went.
I took a week off from my professional life to get more in touch again with my personal (real) life. I spent time with my grandparents from out of state, laughed with my parents, snuggled (and smooched a lot) my 8 week old nephew, supported my friends in their goals, caught up on sleep, and took a road trip to New Orleans with some of my closest friends. Oh and I read for pleasure without my mind wandering. This is a big one, ya’ll. I almost always read before going to bed but my thoughts are usually on what I’m doing the next day. (No wonder I have such trouble sleeping when I get overwhelmed at work. Which is most of the time.) It’s nice to take a break for no reason whatsoever besides getting more in touch with your roots and yourself as a person. I never want to take for granted the time spent with the ones dearest to my heart. Those are the days I’ll remember when I’m older, not the ones spent squeezing in as many sessions in a work day as possible.
So I’ll end with a picture I took yesterday in Jackson Square in New Orleans. Road trips are fun and gave me a lot of time to think. There are a lot of things I want to change in my life and improve on, but I’m also slowly learning how to accept the things I just can’t budge on. I can only be the best version of me and learn how to not let what others think of my actions and choices effect my decisions. I think this picture perfectly captures the calm and reflection I feel from a week off.
I hope you get a chance to explore soon – both your inner thoughts and the world around you. I always feel blessed after a trip somewhere exciting.
Happy OM’ing and namaste. ❤