I used to think I was clumsy, and I often gave into the label. I would occasionally bump into chairs, walls, drop certain things, place things on the edge of a counter and soon hear it drop. I have intellectually known that I needed to take my time to complete activities, and for some reason I continued to rush and try to get things done while bumping into stuff, dropping things, and sometimes misplacing things. Now, to my knowledge, I am in good health. I could blame the kids, lack of time, or use any other excuses. It’s me. The more conscious I became about my behavior, the more I saw it was me who was rushing trying to get things down. Clumsiness for me happens when I do not take my time and do not plan accordingly and execute consciously. So, I am vowing to slow down a bit more. I need to slow down, because as I have written in previous blogs, I want to live a long, happy, healthy, prosperous life. I cannot live the life that I want if I am putting my body in a stressful state trying to get things done.
- I want least 6.5 -7 hours of rest most nights of the week. I need to be in bed my 930pm. My biological clock is in tune with sunrise and sunset. As night falls, my body starts shutting down.
- I need to stick to my plans and continue to trust my intuition. I have made daily schedules and meal plans, but I do not use them consistently. I need to be and feel organized. When I am organized, I typically have a better day, and I don’t feel so drained trying to do everything. My mother and brothers may say that I am a little bit OCD about cleaning up. I may go a little bit overboard with the saying “take care of what you have, and you will be blessed with more.”
- I will no longer check my work emails after work . We should have boundaries when it comes to work and personal life. I have heard too many stories of people experiencing medical issues because they lack balance in their lives and do not take care of themselves like they should.
- l will incorporate more activities that I like to do in my life. If I do not consistently do what I want to do …the things that make me happy, when will I?
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