Beginning again

Beginning again

Dawn is my favourite time of day.

There’s something to be said for being awake before the rest of the world to watch a new day unfold. It’s a peaceful time. Just you and the sounds of nature, unsullied by the sounds of cars, sirens, and toddlers shouting “Muuuuuuuum!” from their bedroom.

Like I said, it’s a peaceful time.

Most days, you will find me with a cup of coffee and a good book, snuggled in bed with a candle burning in the background. It is my “me time”. The time when I get to take a full, deep breath and appreciate the life I have created for myself and my son.

One morning, I was mindlessly scrolling on Instagram (as you do, am I right?) and I came across a text that struck a chord with me.

“There is something you currently already have, that the you from five years ago would be tremendously proud of.”

It made me pause because we are always in search of something more in this “always on”, rat race world.

We want the faster car, bigger house, more money, flash-y holidays, and the designer bag. We want more, more, more and we want it now. But do we ever stop and reflect on what we’re doing to get from where we are to where we think we want to be?

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