May, the middle of Autumn, a transition time, a time of putting hope out there, simply because the Month's name suggests possibility. May I please have this, May you be eternally happy etc. What are your wishes or askings for this Month and the rest of the time to follow?
For me, May is the beginning of my huge adventure, and while I still don't have concrete plan, I am learning to detail requests and trust which needs to be will be from which I can either get upset or learn from. Usually both and in that order. Quite a few things have been showing up over the past few weeks - my uncertainty and acting more from a fear/apprehension based emotion and not from awareness. This isn't anything new, though as the businesses have been slowing down and cash flow changing, fear of money has been increasing. Interestingly, I have been spending more to be sure I have the 'right' things needed to make the adventure workable. After all I needed hiking shoes, socks, cool walking clothes for starters. Then came the reality that travelling that long and in such diverse climates presented its own issues followed soon after by "How on earth was I going to carry all this?" I am not the lightest packer in the world and more of a contingency packer - What if I need this, what if I am doing that etc.? As it currently stands I have a new back pack to fit in the suitcase to carry everything in and from which I will sort and take only the things required for a few days and leave the big pack in a locker or somewhere safe.
What has any of this got to do with health or life in general? Apparently, we learn from other's stories and experiences. A you one of the lucky ones that can do this? I don't think I am. Here is my take on possible associations between my experience and health:
Doing nothing is still a choice, but is it a wise one?
Apparently, Life is a journey which implies we are traveling to a place or existence.
Where are you going, and what are you taking with you to make the journey as pleasant as possible? By who's rules are you creating this journey? Are you enjoying the journey, and if not, where would you rather be travelling through?
Who consciously choices a painful journey unless they are wanting to remove and rebuild something better?
A dietitian with an interest in mind, body, skill development and empowering people to help themselves. After living a lifetime in the first 40, it is now time take it easier and let things be and help others get their their 'life'.
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