Self-care


This post is my contribution to The Maven Circle’s Truthy Tuesday (click here to participate yourself!)

One of the things I discuss a lot with my therapist is commitment. It’s not that I’m a commitment-phobe — oh no! it’s just the opposite. I’m a commitment-aholic. I have this deep-seated, unconscious sense that every decision I make commits me to following that path forever. I’m not entirely sure where this came from, but it’s there and I’m working on it. Recently, reading The Renaissance Soul helped me come to terms with my diverse interests and that everything isn’t for the long haul.

So in the interest of truthiness, I’m going to share a recent change of directions.

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I know it’s only mid-September, but all you Etsy sellers and makers out there know: now begins the holiday scramble. There are craft fairs and holiday rushes to prepare for. Not to mention your own holiday travel plans, meal preparations, gift buying. I’m exhausted just thinking about it; how about you?

Take a deep breath, count to ten, and let’s make a plan.

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