Our minds need time to unwind and reconnect, it's important, not only to unlock creativity but for our overall well-being. Down time is actually encouraged, both mentally and physically. Make sure you are taking the time to regroup and recharge. There is something magical about the Bahamas, we had never been to Coco Cay before but it was the highlight of a weekend cruise we took recently. Such a magical, relaxing place. Take a look at some photos below.
I took a little photo trip to the mid-west a few weeks ago, my good friend Jennifer Parker, the lady behind Edible Politics needed some shots (and we needed to catch up too!) so I hopped on a flight to Chicago, one of my favorite places! More on that coming soon. The trip was productive, therapeutic and the places we visited were beautiful. It rarely felt like work, there is something magical about doing exactly what you love, it feeds the soul. On my flight back home, I felt totally rejuvenated and uncluttered. I had been working non-stop, really spreading myself too thin. I'd been kind of in denial about needing a break, only because I'm enjoying - and I'm very thankful for - the opportunities that have come my way, specially this past year. In mid air, on that flight, I felt overwhelmed with gratitude and felt a great sense of peace. This note is a reminder to give yourself a break, nurture your mind and your soul. To surround yourself with people that aren't afraid to want more. To work hard for what you want and enjoy the process.
Do you believe in Paradise?
If you do, seize it, nurture it.
If you don't, seek it. Start within.
That is all.