Oh how very sneaky of you fear!!!
This message came through to me loud and clear yesterday when I pulled the 'Exhaustion - Divine Helpers' card from Sonia Choquette's 'Ask your guides' oracle cards.
I'll get to my love/obsession with oracle cards another day - they even have them as iPhone apps now, ooohhh...
It definitely made sense to me - I've running on overload for the past week. My to-do lists have been a testament to that - I've had to do EVERYTHING and TODAY!!!!
Which of course has been physically impossible! I've had that familiar little anxious feeling creep in any time I either think about my list, write it down or look at it - really, it's been just a fear of either not getting everything done, or what will someone else think if I don't don't do everything I said I would. Interesting!
So what was my message for the day...STOP!!!
Rest for a change! You don't have to be doing something every second of the day!
So instead of reading a book at the hairdresser yesterday (because that would have been an efficient use of my time!) I put my book and highlighter away and I just sat.
That's it. Talked occasionally, but mainly just sat and breathed.
What a novel idea!
And it was just what I needed. Today I'm working out what do I need to do today. And then leaving the rest.
So if you feel you're overdoing it - ask yourself, what am I afraid of? And occasionally - give yourself permission to do nothing.
Another great tip for staying grounded and not running at full-pace all day long came out of a great article called 'Do you know how to relax' by Sonia Choquette (which I came across yesterday as well, yes relaxing truly was a recurring theme!)...