“We teach often what we most need to learn.” ~ Richard Bach
Sometimes life has to smack us in the face in order to get us to listen. This is an unfortunate repercussion of not paying attention to something our body, mind or heart is trying to tell us. It can bring us to total inability to function in a certain area of our lives. That’s what happened to me, anyway.
A sinus infection hit me a few weeks ago and I thought, Huh, this is odd, I haven’t been sick in a long time. Because I am no stranger to this annoying bug from living in smoggy Southern California for years, I mindlessly fed myself antibiotics, a couple of Advil and kept plugging away with work and play, ignoring my body’s gentle call to take a time out and rest. I was having so much fun, why would I ? Rest is for the weak! I don’t need to rest! I still wonder where that judgmental voice came from, but alas, I marched along.
Then things got worse. (more…)