Ive been doing this crazy thing lately. Some of you may have heard of it but chances are, some of you haven’t.
It’s called “Time Out”. And it’s amazing. Google it.
Not time out as in “go and sit over there on the naughty stool until you’ve changed your attitude” time out. But breathe in the air, feel that lovely feeling of hugging your horse and allowing some white space to come into your mind Time Out.
You see, I know what it’s like to be more about Time In than Time Out. I have my own wonderful business. I have two little boys, 6 and 2 years old. I have a husband and horses. And I also have dreams and aspirations and books I want to read and times when I want to just do nothing.
I’m not alone. We all have our own version of this.
The thing is, all of those things that require energy? I love all of them.
Like my business. Wouldn’t change it for the world. The word “business” actually diminishes what it is to me.
My family. Bit of alright they are. I love squishing them together in a big bear hug.
My horses. Goes without saying. Rainbow unicorns the lot of them.
But when the equation is all out, out, out and no in, your perspective on the things you love can get skewed.
So if this has you nodding your head, consider that is not WHAT you are doing that has to change, but HOW you are doing it.
Maybe looking after yourself hasn’t been as high on the list as it needs to be.
So this is me and Nadia (isn’t she amazing?) taking time out in the middle of the day, safe in the knowledge that it’s going to make the Time In a whole lot better.
It’s part of our new Degree we are studying for called “The Positive Effects of Being a Time Out Ninja”. It’s a home study course. Try it yourself!