I enjoyed reading posts this weekend from #DigiLit Sunday on the theme of Refresh which helped me feel not so alone in my state of end-of-year depletion. I, too, have a huge stack of reading by my bed and great hopes of enjoying both professional and children’s literature this summer.
An ABCEDARIAN List of Refreshments
A – Allow myself to be quiet and reflect.
B – Be ready to try something new.
C – Cultivate in the garden.
D – Dig in to learning.
E – Ease and Effort – find the balance.
F – Forgive and forget past hurts.
G – Give to others.
H – Have specific goals to read and write.
I – Integrate body, mind, and spirit.
J – Just be.
K – Knit and knit some more.
L – Log my reading. Also Let be; let go; let in.
M – Make nourishing food and eat it.
N – Nature walks.
O – Open windows and doors.
P – Practice, practice, practice and play with grandchildren.
Q – Quietly listen.
R – Reserve judgment.
S – Sing
T – Take time to write.
U – Utilize technology tools.
W – Wonder
Y – Yoga practice
Z – The Zoo is always good for refreshment:)