It is hard to deny change as the weather cools and the days grow shorter. Change is inevitable. We can seek it, try to avoid it or embrace it. Most of us do some of each. One of my favorite quotes, "life is a balance of holding on and letting go" (Rumi) sums this up well. As with most philosophic conundrums, this notion is meant to inspire self-reflection. The challenge is to figure out what to hold on to and what to let go of.
I recently read a blog declaring that balance is a myth, but I think that balance is dynamic, always changing. Another favorite quote (can you tell I like quotes?) is from Albert Einstein: "Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance you must keep moving." The idea is to keep moving forward with your life, but there are times when you must enjoy the fruits of your labor. You have to pedal to ride a bike but there are times when you can coast.
According to Ralph Waldo Emerson, "life is a journey, not a destination." But I think we might never embark upon a journey without an idea of our destination. What does all this mean? You and I are works in progress and there is time for both doing and being. My goal is to help you find your balance, navigate change and arrive at the destination of your choosing.
I don't believe we are just bodies, I think we are more. I invite you to explore what your body is capable of, to challenge your mind and nurture your spirit. Sometimes we will pedal like crazy, sometimes we will coast but ultimately we will welcome change together.