All month long I’m featuring other wise women sharing about their well-fed lives.
Today’s post comes from the wonderful Laura Simms.
What is well-fed?
For today: Well-fed is a hundred, daily, seemingly insignificant decisions.
Well-fed is when I skip the whipped cream.
It can also be when I ask for the whipped cream.
Well-fed is when I get away from the computer.
It can also be a 3 hour Hulu marathon.
Well-fed is when I put together a smashing outfit that makes me feel stylish and capable.
It can also be when I slum in my sweats past noon.
Well-fed is when I go to yoga.
It can also be when I ditch downward dog for couch slouch.
For life: Well-fed is a handful of intimidating, bone deep, course-altering decisions.
Well-fed is walking away from a career I once loved but that didn’t feel good anymore.
Well-fed is moving half-way across the country to build a life based on my future, not my past.
Well-fed is leaving behind dear friends so I can see my family more often.
Well-fed is not knowing the end, but trusting enough to get started anyway.
For work: Well-fed is purpose-driven.
Well-fed is fusing contribution and self-expression.
Well-fed is helping other folks learn to be well-fed in their own careers.
Well-fed is stepping up and coming out as the leader I already am.
Well-fed is making mistakes and being ok with them.
Well-fed is sharing an office with two hilarious house rabbits.
For real: Well-fed is a choice.
Well-fed is not a to-do list
Well-fed is not a collection of banned substances and imposed guidelines.
Well-fed is a not a “if I treat myself bad now I’ll make up for it later” negotiation.
Well-fed is heightened awareness.
Well-fed is being the patient and the caregiver.
Well-fed is asking “what are you truly hungry for?” and daring to act on the answer.
Laura Simms is a coach, writer, and speaker helping career changers and entrepreneurs craft purpose-driven careers. Head to createasfolk.com/freebies for a complimentary video series to help you “get paid for being you.”