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Don't forget to take a break

If the days go by too fast and you feel like you can't keep up, hit the pause button for a while! You need to stop by every now and then to check in and see how you're doing and how you're feeling! It's just at that moment when you feel you don't have time to do this that you really need to do it. The pause button is the best button ever invented. Sit down for a while, turn off the outside world, call it meditation if you like, and breathe. Give your body and mind time to just be for a while. Feel how your body feels. Are you tense somewhere? Does it hurt all over? Or does it feel very good? Are you happy? Do you feel sad? All feelings are okay, accept what is.

After a while, your thoughts feel clearer and usually you become so much more efficient after a break, whether it's efficiency you're striving for...or more loving if that's your goal...either way, a break benefits everyone no matter what's going on in life. With a clearer mind it is also easier to use the intuitive abilities we all have. Thus, it becomes easier to check in on a deeper level. But as with anything, it takes practice and continuity. The more you practice taking a break, the faster and more effectively you can connect with yourself! The Real You!

Thought of the day:

When was the last time you pressed the pause button?

This article is part of The 50 day challenge, where I challenge myself to write an article a day for 50 days! The articles can be about anything, short or long, but I can't miss a single day!

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