The end of the calendar year is inevitably fraught with stress for all.
Between social events, school performances, family gatherings, acts of compassion and sales bonanzas it's a wonder we can manage to crawl into the New Year at all!
It would seem easiest to let our self-care routines fall by the wayside - anything to carve out a couple of extra minutes of sleep or even to jam in one more errand.
How often do we forget to extend the support, patience and kindness to ourselves that we so readily give to others?
“If you feel “burnout” setting in, if you feel demoralized and exhausted, it is best, for the sake of everyone, to withdraw and restore yourself. The point is to have a long-term perspective.” ~ HH Dalai Lama
Here's a pretty easy list of why I make time for Lu Jong:
Armed with these super powers my Holiday outlook is much more relaxed and heartfelt. Working smarter is always better than working harder!