Tuesday, October 18, 2011

[Day 13} of 31 Days of Balance: Embrace the Silence

You can't go full speed all the time. The going, the running, the thinking, the talking...must all be balanced by silence and stillness. Even though you must keep moving for balance, it's okay to set cruise control. When you're searching for balance and working toward that goal, being still and quiet is a part of getting there.

Every day I make this drive to class...

I normally make it in silence. No radio. No talking on the phone. Just quiet.  Even if traffic is bad, the view and the quiet calm me. It's just 20 minutes, but sometimes it's just what I need.

Is there a spot in your day that you can be quiet and balance your thoughts?

Nilsen Life is writing an excellent 31 Day Series on Stillness...take a moment and embrace the calm. 

[If you want to start with this series from the beginning, click here. You can check out all the other 31-dayers here.]

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