attend to your soul

2014, Career, Inspiration, June, Religion

what would you do if you woke up one morning in a pool of your own blood? what happens when you have been to the doctors and all they can tell you is that your cut eye and broken cheekbone was a result of collapsing from exhaustion?

for arianna huffington that was a reality.

talk about a wake up call.

exhaustion. a cut eye and a broken cheekbone from exhaustion.

when i was thinking about a catchy ‘this has got to have meaning’ sorta headline for this blog, i knew i had to use the word ‘soul’. i think attending to one’s soul has a great positive impact on our lives, if not the greatest.

it took arianna huffington waking up in a pool of her own blood to recognize this. getting to that point to begin to understand what mattered most to her. and getting 4-5 hours of sleep, missing important events in her children’s lives {and so on} was no longer worth it. she began to unravel her soul {at least that’s what i’m calling it}.

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while i am only a few pages into the book, i already felt just that more rejuvenated.

yes. perhaps these are things i already know. but i need to hear it again. and again. and again.

people often say that motivation doesn’t last. well, neither does bathing. that’s why we recommend it daily.
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i’ve started my ‘attending to my soul’ journey by reading more. i used to be a book worm. and well, i need to go back to that.

it’s part of who i am.

next up, yoga.

call it meditation, call it prayer. whatever you call it, attending to your soul is becoming increasingly imperative in our ever-evolving technology-infused world.

i’m not a motivational speaker. and i’m not a book reviewer.

but i firmly believe in attending to your soul.

and all the difference it can and will make.

of course i absolutely had to buy a book and get it signed…

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