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“Just living isn’t enough,” said the butterfly, “One must have sunshine, freedom and a little flower.” – Hans Christian Anderson

Creating balance in my life is a priority.  I give out a lot to others in my work and I have learned many times over, if I am out of balance, so is the rest of my life.

Making myself a priority is essential, if I am to create balance within.  When I do not create boundaries in my life, I become fatigued, irritated and resentful.  These are always my signs to ‘stop’, ‘slow down’ and take time to nurture my body and energy.

Taking time to listen to what I need, creates space for me to let go and rejuvenate.  What is your body saying to you today?


I grow empty,

giving and giving.

I will not allow guilt to dissolve my boundaries.

Safe from expectations

I grow roots.

Wait for my fruits, friend.

Wait for my fullness.

Vironika Tugaleva



29 thoughts on “Balance

  1. Listening to your body and paying attention to it’s needs is utterly important.
    Without do so, it’s like trying to drive a car that does not have an engine.
    This is an important post Karen, with lessons for everyone.

    1. Life can throw us a lot of challenges, but the secret it always self-love. When you make yourself a priority and listen to your needs. Life begins to flow again. Take care Julie and thank you 💚💕🌈

  2. A beautiful reminder Karen 💛 I hope you have taken this advice to heart and found special time to nourish your mind body and spirit.
    I will be away at Kripalu next week for retreat and inspiration. It’s so good to be taken care of 💕🙏💕

  3. Those boundaries are truly important! I also learned that lesson in my hectic work quite a while ago. Thanks for this reminder, Karen ❤

  4. Yes balance is very important in our lives and also boundaries to safeguard ourselves. Thank you for sharing your thoughts with us. Love, Light and Healing Energies with us. Namaste 🙂 ❤

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