Estelea's Blog

French Mum, humanitarian, restless explorer and doer on sabbatical in Cebu (Philippines): one Attila in each arm, I am exploring the “toddlers safe” corners of the region, while trying to keep some room for Me.

Some Mondays are made of this

 

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Laying in the shade of a tree with a great book while the only sounds around are the laughs of the kids and the hubby ❤️

It’s perfectly OK if the only exercise you’ll get today is flipping the pages of a book or stirring your tea or smiling with friends. Wellbeing means your WHOLE body.

Make sure your soul is getting as much exercise as your guts  🙏🏻

How about your my friends, what is your favorite way to take care of your soul?

 

 

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16 comments on “Some Mondays are made of this

  1. Britta
    February 13, 2017

    Your view isn’t too shabby there, Estelea. 🙂

    Reading and yoga are two of my favorite ways to nurture myself. I also love a good, emotionally and intellectually stimulating conversation with a good friend.

    • estelea
      February 13, 2017

      When I listed the most sould nurturing food to me, those points were on my top 5. And the older I get, the more I cherish those stimulating conversations. It is all about connecting. With ourselves and with other beautiful souls, don’t you think?
      In and off the mat 😉
      THanks Britta for stopping by. Looking forward to reading on where my fav barista is traveling next … XXX

      • Britta
        February 14, 2017

        It is all about connecting! The connections both in and around us. I want to explore the world of connections more, because I believe they are the very essence of life.
        Well, I’m not traveling anywhere anytime soon–though I do have a few people coming to me in the next couple months…so I’ll get to play tourist in DC, which is always fun. I’ll keep the blogosphere posted when I get around to my next trip. 🙂

      • estelea
        February 14, 2017

        I hope so ! You don’t need to travel the world to make connections though 😉

  2. Green Global Trek
    February 13, 2017

    Great shot! Yup, balance is what its all about. Gotta chill as often as possible….:)

    Peta

    • estelea
      February 13, 2017

      Yin and Yang, hurrying up and chilling 🙂 WHat will be the flavor of the day for you?

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  4. Sue
    February 13, 2017

    A good emotionally and intellectually stimulating conversation with a friend is top…. Taking photographs, visiting a gallery, wandering round a garden are all other important nurturing activities….. 😊

  5. Ann GrubbsnCritters
    February 13, 2017

    A glass of wine…or two…or three…😜

    • estelea
      February 14, 2017

      hehehehe, let’s repeat this mantra in France soon !

  6. that traveling nurse
    March 30, 2017

    I know…this is a late comment but I have been playing catch up since last night reading my favorite bloggers’ posts. But this post spoke to me… I do try to take care of my soul too. Sometimes we forget but the times that I remember, I spend it wisely and prefer to do it alone. I need my me time at least once a day. Whatever Im doing, reading, on the computer, watching tv on the rarest of days, yoga, shopping, getting a massage, as long as I am alone with my thoughts I am fine with that and get the recharging that I need.

    • estelea
      April 3, 2017

      You are so right. This has been my default for years, being a sprinter more than a marathon runner… It is still work in progress to me, but now that I am seeing the great effects, I am more attentive to my needs too. A massage would be a nice addition to this week, thanks for the tip 😉
      Have a grande week gwapa!

      • that traveling nurse
        April 3, 2017

        ay salamat pud gwapa! 🙂 dont forget that precious me time!

      • estelea
        April 4, 2017

        Got an appointment tmw afternoon for the massage! Hoping it will have stopped raining by then .. THanks Doc for the prescription X

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