It feels so fabulous to be writing to you after a couple of weeks away! How are you? How’s your summer been going so far?
I’m writing this morning because I’ve been thinking a lot about how we’re never taught to reflect. I remember when I was a kid that I would work really hard on a project, get an “A”, and then I’d move on. No one ever asked me to consider sitting down and taking the time to reflect on what I did right or for me to think more about the steps I took and how I felt during the process.
Haven’t you ever noticed that we aren’t ever really taught to reflect?
We are taught to work hard, reach the goal, accomplish, acquire new things, and then move the fuck on. We have to be nudged (often by someone else) to take the time to reflect, to make time for self-inquiry, and most importantly to connect to our souls.
Which is why I want to nudge you!
A couple of weeks ago I celebrated my birthday and during this time I felt it was important for me to reflect...