Tag Archives: taking time for yourself

Sit in the Garden and Soak Up Some Fresh Air


Spoon Shortage Sue & Spoonie Spaniel  on Facebook started a really neat calendar full of ideas that you can use to enjoy your day… enjoy your month… just spend a little time enjoying.  If you’re on Facebook, I highly recommend her page.  She is very up beat but she keeps it real.

Today’s ‘task’ is ti sit in the garden and soak up some fresh air.  While I have to admit that I’m spending extra spoons (sometimes many extra spoons) trying to keep up with this summer, this morning I’m doing just this.  I am sitting in the not quite morning, listening to the birds, enjoying the quiet and it’s helping.  I know I will wish I could have bottled this in about six hours when we are in the middle of Columbus zoo and I know I will probably regret not taking the extra time this morning to work on my book like I’m supposed to, but right now I’m enjoying Lemon Lavender Lane tea and just sitting.

Sometimes you just have to do the needful for yourself.


Love and Light

April Wells


Doing the Needful

This gallery contains 10 photos.

“Do the needful” is an expression which means “do that which is necessary”, with the respectful implication that the other party is trusted to understand what needs doing without being given detailed instruction. The phrase is common in Indian English; … Continue reading