You are in a challenging time – and don’t have to be told so that is for sure. How are you doing?
It is understandable if you are feeling weary. A lot is being asked of you – to protect your health, rise to huge challenges as an essential worker, adjust to being alone or in a smaller community for large amounts of time, to see aspects of what used to be your normal life fall away.
If you are feeling weary, accept that it is okay to feel that way. Find ways to energize, as you can. In 2017 I wrote a blog post that may be helpful to you now: 10 Things To Do When You Are Feeling Weary.
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We are in a time when change is here and we are not sure where we are going. It is a time between the past we knew and the future that is coming. We have no roadmap. Here are a few ideas on making the most of the time we are in.
1. If stress and pressure are through the roof for you, consistently bringing yourself back to center is essential.
2. If you have a lot of time and space now, spend it in reflection on what you want your future to be.
3. Whatever your circumstances, find your new balance (physically, emotionally, spiritually and mentally) for the time we are in.
4. Find a process to release what was – it is gone.
5. Get yourself to embracing the unknown – this will serve you well.
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Have you thought about what you can be doing during this pandemic? Here are some questions to answer:
• Is your role an individual one or part of a greater whole?
• Are you focusing locally or on a broader spectrum?
• What needs are evident to you within your immediate surroundings?
• How much time is available for you to take on a new role?
• Where is your heart leading you?
• What first steps can you take?
You have something to give the world in this time of need.
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