Running Empty | Week Fifty

We are now nearing the end of this year, and everyone and everything is shutting off. Businesses, schools, and people.

After a busy and difficult year, I am also looking forward to the summer holidays, where I can simply switch off and not think about anything or everything.

I’ve been asking myself why and how I got to this point. To be honest, I don’t want next year to be like what this year has been: difficult and tiresome.

What can I do to make next year better? 

What steps and choices do I need to make so that I can make sure that I don’t end up at the end of 2023 the same way this year has ended up?

I’m running on empty. How did I get here?

We always talk about ‘a season of rest,’ but I’d much rather have a lifestyle of rest. I want to enter that zone where I know how to set boundaries, how to look after myself, and how to make sure I don’t run on empty again.

Recharging, then running on empty, then recharging again, only to run empty again… That doesn’t sound like a healthy cycle to live in. It doesn’t sound like a healthy lifestyle at all.

I want to be wise in how I live my life, and I want to make sure I don’t crash at the end of every year, desperately waiting for the summer holiday to begin…


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