I have to say I didn't realize how much I would appreciate a quiet, clean house until I was alone for a couple days. The boys packed up and headed back to Las Vegas for a week so they could go to the NASCAR events. I was lucky enough to be given the week at home with my daughter who just happens to go to school all day… You can probably see where this is going. I honestly haven't been at home alone with no responsibilities since we sold our business. I have to say this week has brought me a whole new appreciation for life!
Taking Advantage of My Alone Time
So what did I do this week? Well the first day I'm not going to lie I had a nap in the middle of the day and enjoyed it. I cleaned the house and it has stayed clean ever since! I read a book, caught up on some tv, meditated, watched a movie, had some mother-daughter time, blogged, took a detox bath, visited with my Dad and just did NOTHING.
I forgot how nice it was to just do nothing and not feel guilty about it. I've had the opportunity to journal, set goals, create a new vision board and just be. Its funny how life changes and gets so busy that we forget the things that really makes our heart happy. I had to stop an think for a moment and really appreciate being in the moment and ask myself why I don't do this more often and then I was reminded of my New Years Theme – No Excuses.
So my new promise to myself is to take advantage of my alone time, I am going to give myself one day a month where I can do anything I want and not feel bad about it or that I should be doing something else. Why am I doing this? Because of the way I feel right now, I can just BE and DO the things I want to do, and I'm happy with that.
So I leave you with one thought:
If you had one day a month to do anything you wanted to do, what would you do?
I can't wait to hear your answers! Enjoy your weekend 🙂