Springtime is a time of renewal and restoration. For me it’s a time to take an inventory of everything around me and identify projects, commitments and hobbies that add value. It’s also a time to prioritize tasks and get rid of things that consume too much time and don’t add value. Most importantly, it’s a time to take some quiet time to restore my soul by spending time with loved ones and “me time”.
The symbol of renewal and restoration for me is a flower garden. Similar to springtime renewal a flower garden requires attention and care to bloom. Flowers also require watering to keep the flower stems and leaves healthy. Flowers also require pruning to remove old, dead and decaying leaves and stems to help the flower garden grow and bloom.
I hope you will take time during the Spring to take an inventory and prioritize things and people that add value to your life. As you take stock of all the things that matter don’t forget about some “me time” and take some time for YOU. YOU are the most important asset YOU have.