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Tuesday, January 15, 2013

The quiet moments...

... Are where I draw breath. When no-one else is awake in the house or when there is ten minutes between tasks or appointments. That time in which one can have a cup of coffee and collect disparate thoughts together. They make the rest of the day tolerable.

Rather than filing the day with activity from start to end these times feel like they need to be valued as things in themselves to foster balance and focus. Have a cup of tea rather than making that phonecall that isn't really that urgent. Instead of filling these times by grabbing your mobile and jumping on Facebook or tweeting something no-one will read, look around, take a deep breath and just do nothing. Feel how the thoughts slowly start to flow back? Good, isn't it?