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“We will be more successful in all our endeavors if we can let go of the habit of running all the time, and take little pauses to relax and re-center ourselves. And we’ll also have a lot more joy in living.” – Thich Nhat Hanh

“A light heart lives long.” – William Shakespeare

“A light heart lives long.” – William Shakespeare

Lighten up and take it easy. Rush into a conversation without looking at your watch, laugh with friends, go for a long leisurely walk. The world falls back into its proper place when we learn to pursue and seize the joy-filled moments woven through each day. Downtime quiets us long enough to rediscover gratitude and delight.

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  1. Yeah! Love it when we find our Middle Ground 🙂

    April 24, 2014
  2. Wendy #

    That is beautiful. Thanks

    April 24, 2014
  3. Love the doggie photo. Our ‘pals’ are great teachers when it comes to relaxing and enjoying life.

    April 24, 2014
  4. What a delightful post. thank you for the reminder to invest in down-time! (PS — love the photo!)

    April 24, 2014
    • Lily and Molly always remind me of the importance of downtime. Thanks.

      April 25, 2014

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