the MIRREN LEE

The 2012 Act Three Journey of an Actress/Coach/Writer.

Day 45 Sometimes.

Posted by themirrenlee on 14/02/2012

Sometimes,

I have to do things I don’t want to do.

Sometimes,

I have to help people I don’t want to help.

Sometimes,

I have to put my needs last.

Sometimes it’s important to remember to do things for each other even if it inconveniences us.

That is how kind and thoughtful communities make sure everyone is taken care of.

I feel we are losing that.

AND

Sometimes I also need to:

  • Look at the demands on my time.
  • Ask myself how I’m feeling.
  • Put my needs first.

I can’t be all things to all people all the time.

If I never use the oxygen mask, then I will have no air for myself, and of what use will I be to anyone then?

Sometimes, I need to stop and think about the word “No”, and decide if the time is right to use it, rather than saying “Yes” so quickly and stretching myself too thin.

Sometimes we need to look after ourselves because no one else can.

I think about this Sometimes …

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