Recharge Your Spirit & Nurture Your Soul: Are You Up for My Challenge? by Ann Marie Gardinier Halstead

4 years ago
Recharge Your Spirit & Nurture Your Soul: Are You Up for My Challenge?

I traveled for work recently, and while I was away I felt more like myself than I had in a long time. It occurred to me that I was doing things that are quintessentially “me,” traveling, learning and creative writing, for instance. As an extroverted introvert, time to myself is also key. While I did see some friends in the area, I also explored the city on my own and had time for self-reflection.

My trip recharged my spirit and re-affirmed for me the importance of not only self-care but also of nurturing the things that make me who I am at my core. We spend so much time inhabiting our various identities – parent, partner, employee, caregiver, etc. – that we forget who we are when we’re not in these roles. What makes you, YOU? What can you do today to nurture that? I challenge you to do it.

Elisa A. Schmitz 30Seconds
You are so right, Ann Marie Gardinier Halstead ! We need time away to get back to who we really are. One thing I am doing to make space for myself in this chaotic life is yoga, but that's still not enough. I would love to go on some type of retreat (hello, Stephanie Cannoe !) but time is my biggest challenge. Thank you for opening this dialogue! xoxo
Ann Marie Gardinier Halstead
Time is certainly my issue, too!
Tiffany Zook
I can GOLF!! And need to! Thanks for the reminder AM
Elisa A. Schmitz 30Seconds
I haven't golfed in ages and definitely want to this summer. Thank you for saying that, Tiffany Zook !
Kelli Porcaro
Great tip Ann Marie Gardinier Halstead and one inneed to practice more often!!!
Ann Marie Gardinier Halstead
We've got this, friends! We deserve to nurture ourselves.
Kim Kusiciel
THIS!! This tip is everything. Thank you Ann Marie Gardinier Halstead for sharing. Here is your tip on Pinterest:

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