A new year has begun.
As the fireworks, celebrations and parties die down you may find yourself feeling drained and exhausted from all the festivities.
For me, New Years Day always signals the start of a fresh new chapter. It’s time to step back, find some quiet time and indulge in some serious self-care and restoration.
Christmas day is nearly here! Which means it’s time for me to step back, switch off my laptop and you know, actually take a break.
To round off the year before I delve head first into Christmas films and scoffing mince pies, here is a round-up of 10 of the most popular posts from The Business of Introverts blog.
Have a browse and see if there’s anything you missed the first time round.
As we reach the final days of the year I’ve been taking time to think about what I’ve achieved and what my goals are for the upcoming months.
So much has changed for me over the last few years and it still amazes me that only 3 years ago I was still in a full time job that I hated, feeling lost, unsure of myself and with no idea which direction to head in.
Lovely links is a monthly round-up of inspiring articles, nourishing goodness and feel-good tit-bits from around the web. Have a browse, get inspired and discover all the wonderful gems that are out there!
1. This month I’ve discovered Sonesence.com. Designed to help you access a meditative state more easily through the use of music, I’ve found Tahlee’s work to be incredibly powerful and calming.
Today’s guest post is by Tarissa Helms of Introverted Mama
I sat on the bathroom floor with my head in my hands. Meanwhile, little fingers wiggled beneath the door and tiny voices called, “Mom, are you in there?” I adore my children. But in that moment, I was desperate for breathing space.
As introverts, our brains are hardwired to need downtime. Interacting with others expends energy while periods of solitude recharge our internal batteries and are vital to our well-being. As parents, sometimes we fail to realize the time we spend with our children can be as draining as the interactions outside our homes … often more so. If we’re not careful to manage the way we spend our energy, we find ourselves poured out with nothing left to give.
This post is a sneak peak into my online course The Radiance Within.
When I was a shy and introverted teenager, sitting quietly at a party and listening to the conversations that surrounded me, someone sarcastically (and in front of a room full of people) told me to ‘shut-up’.
As laughter from the room ensued at my expense, I found myself digging deep to put up a front and laugh along. Ha, ha, ha, very funny…