Today we’re heading away for the weekend to recharge the batteries. We’ve packed our gumboots, boardgames and books, and we intend to do nothing else but soak up the country air, and each other’s company. I love moments like that and I realise that we haven’t done it as a family for quite some time. Lately all of our getaways have been more of the go, go, go kind. They’ve all been so much fun, but we forgot the stop element. I find that booking a weekend away is a great way to unwind. It’s a small commitment so you don’t feel like you’re wasting your holiday time doing nothing. Although writing that, next summer I intend to book a beach house somewhere warm and do nothing else but swim, read, eat and go for long walks on the sand. So if you have any recommendations for me in Europe, let me know.
As I switch off for the weekend, I’ll leave you with this quote that I saw on Instagram the other day:
HAPPINESS is the new rich.
INNER PEACE is the new success.
HEALTH is the new wealth.
KINDNESS is the new cool.
What do you think about the quote? Does it talk to you? To me it’s so simple and yet it really packs a punch (in a kind way). It came to me at the right time. I was worried about something in particular and then it boom, it popped up in my feed. It was another reminder that we tend to overcomplicate things. What do you have planned this weekend? Will you take some time to relax and unwind? Whatever you do, enjoy!