on exhaustion and gratitudeChristine Kang
People, I am totally spent.
In the last 10 days or so, I’ve been on two trips (both of them flying through Atlanta — what up, Atlanta?), celebrated a friend, visited a military base, and done an insane amount of speaking. I’m sitting in my office right now as I type this, staring at the screen with blurry eyes, and a fuzzy mind. What I’d really love to do is throw in the towel and take a nap.
And yet, as I sit here in my bleary state, I can’t help but note that oftentimes when I’m bone tired, so tired that I really can’t even think straight, so tired that I’m grumpy, those are the times when I notice I have a ton of things to be grateful for. Oftentimes, my fatigue masks the fact that I’ve been experiencing a lot — and whenever I experience a lot, even if it’s during a stressful or sad time, I know that there are some kernels of good and happiness to be found, if I just go looking for them. And so, today, I thought I’d share some of the images that have been appearing in my life lately, proving that despite my desperate need for rest and relaxation, there’s a lot of good that is happening for me lately:
And with that, I’m off to take a happy, grateful nap. How about you: any wonderful things happening in your otherwise stressful, busy lives?
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