My favorite sound is the click of my laptop closing, signaling the end of the workday and the beginning of my time.
As someone who has the propensity to either do ALL the things or, conversely, nothing, my biggest struggle is knowing when to stop and take a break. It seems counterintuitive—to get more done, one needs to take more breaks—but I find this routine highly effective for me. When my energy level starts waning, I’m listening to my mind and my body and taking a break. I’m pausing to get a glass of water, hear the birds outside, take the dogs out for five minutes. Typically, after these mini-breaks, I’m ready to jump back into the task at hand.
Aside from the energy boost I’ve gained from these small breaks, I appreciate the small moments that make up the everyday parts of my life. Tiny moments of pleasure that I would overlook if I were plowing through my day.
I’m challenging myself to sit down and list these little moments of joy as a reminder to stop and smell the roses, to savor that moment of quiet, and bask in the delight of the everyday. One of my favorite moments is the sound of uncorking a bottle of Line 39 Cabernet Sauvignon at the end of the day. I’ve been drinking Line 39 for years (super easy to remember the wine name when I’m out and about!) and I’ve enjoyed their red varietals quite a bit. Hands down, my favorite is the Pinot Noir—a bright, lighter red (at a great value for the money!).
What’s your favorite moment of the day?
Here are a few of the moments bringing me joy right now.
Want to experience more peaceful moments?
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BY Kate Arends - May 11, 2021
Thank you for being here. For being open to enjoying life’s simple pleasures and looking inward to understand yourself, your neighbors, and your fellow humans! I’m looking forward to chatting with you.