Our bodies, our minds, and our emotions function at a higher level when we are well rested. That’s why we need to be careful of excessive planning. This episode talks about finding the clarity and space for what really matters.

I’m back from vacation! I went on vacation last week with my family and we had a successful bonding time. Being with all my loved ones was very memorable. I was able to have tons of fun doing things like family dinners and walking on the beach with my mom and sisters. With all the good things about this trip, there was one really nice aspect that I didn’t fully anticipate.

I’m here to spend quality solo time with you for EP92’s Wise Walk as we discover our True Stride. You remember that I made a commitment to take a break from the “planner” part of my personality for this vacation. As a result of that commitment, it created space for other magical things to happen. It turned out much better than any expectation. My trip was filled with playing games, having intimate conversations, and sharing warm laughs. 

On our Wise Walk, I discuss how you can make decisions that give you clarity and space for what really matters. Come with me as we reflect on these Wise Walk questions:

    • Where in your life are you allowing yourself to be unplanned or unscheduled so that you have the freedom to create some spontaneous intimate scenarios with your loved ones?
    • When you have these unplanned days or unplanned vacations, are you able to let go of the time constraints that you usually put on yourself so you can listen to your own body’s rhythm?
    • What does listening and paying attention to your body’s rhythm empower you to do?

Let’s get rid of crowded schedules that distract us from being fully present. When we are intentional about not over planning, we open space for intimate conversations and Aha moments to surface in our life.

Choose activities and habits that help you step into your highest good. Create space in your routines with these Wise Walk questions:

    • What in your day-to-day life really matters to you?
    • What in your life are nice to have, but maybe you create space and let them go so that you can have unplanned time to rejuvenate? 
    • Are you willing to try out that way of life for this week?
    • Where in your life can you create space for rest?

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In this episode:

[00:23] – Welcome to the show!

[02:54] – Mary Tess says it was nice to not over plan and just enjoy the flow of her vacation.

[04:36] – When you’re not pressured by time constraints, you get to listen to your body’s rhythm.

[06:46] – Create opportunities for yourself by choosing a moment to make space in your calendar.

[08:34] – How do you make space for what really matters?

[10:07] – Here’s your chance to make intentional space in your life this week.

[11:55] – Mary Tess shares a recent example of releasing space in her schedule to make a new connection.

[13:51] – Where in your life can you create space for rest?

[15:47] – Take time, care, and intention to let yourself flow.

[18:09] – Thank you for listening!


Memorable Quotes:

  • “This idea of releasing and creating space allowed me to be fully present.” – Mary Tess


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