allow myself opportunity to decompress. Take in a moment segmented by my choosing.
Deliberate inhale exhale. Seemingly the transition from work to play should be seamless, right? Wrong. Heads of households and businesses know the real deal. We work at work and work at play. The latter ostentatiously becomes our duty as the leader. What happens when the leader wants a
Breaking from the daily grind is not only necessary but critical given
the load we take on upon awakening from sleep. No less than ten things need our
attention. I will give you an abbreviated ten’s list that I mentally draw from
upon first light of a work day:
Shower/Dress (ok, counts as two)
Not cited are interruptions ranging from phone calls to a knock on my
office door, deliveries and visiting clients. When in all of this do I get a
break? I created one of many spaces in my home for solace. Being a tea lover led
me to imagine my perfect high tea venue. After hitting a few consignment shops
and tea purveyors the picture above is what I can only describe as nirvana. My
second space which I will feature another time is all about sunshine and
bringing the outdoors in.
Do your utmost to dedicate a space for your time away from everything.
Realistic venues in a box if you will can be carried to wherever your respite
happens to land. Pack up a lunch or snack with special beverages normally not on
the grocery list. Make it a non-food venue-to-go featuring water, book, table
cloth or blanket for spreading out on a cool evening. Don’t leave out the music,
no blasting please. Inclement weather, no worries just bring the party inside.
Use your imagination and whatever you do take a break for