Last night I drove home from dinner, and it was only as I opened my garage door that I realised that I didn't remember a single thing about trip. I drove on usual autopilot with my mind already calculating what I needed to do before finally getting a chance get into bed and what I needed to do when I woke up and then I realised that perhaps for quite a few months now, I haven't quite lived in the moment, I haven't just had a moment to breath! I am no longer consciously breathing! How sad! Have you taken a conscious breath lately?
Much as I am proud of being an upwardly mobile, corporate climbing, supermom and wife, daughter, best friend and mentor fully realising that there has never been a more opportune time to be more . My life has however become defined by feelings of being constantly rushed, over stimulated, unfocused and unbalanced state.I haven't appreciated just how much I am capable of achieving, which for me begs the question of whether I am actually therefore achieving anything. Are we in trying to be everything to everyone and not just catching but chasing every opportunity actually robbing ourselves in the worst way possible. Do you have to be at the top of your organisation, your children A students and the poshest of schools and our houses showcase quality, never mind the Facebook brag worthy travels!.
I haven't figured it out yet myself but for me this is the first step of realising whizzing through my life without ever being in the moment certainly doesn't seem right! My sister send me a one of those mails about the last thoughts of a dying person never being about all the things they thought it would be about! I never really quite read it! I will today!
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