Is your family getting the best of you, or just what’s left of you?

I have a question for you.

Is your family getting the best of you or is your family just getting what's left of you?

I don't know about you.

But I sometimes find myself spread so thin that I end up giving the least of me to the people who mean the most to me.

I may be with them in body, but my mind is in a whole other place. And though they don't always say anything, I'm almost certain that they can feel it. I try my best to give my all to everyone in my life.

I want my husband to feel special and treasured. I want the same for my kids, my friends, my relatives, and even those I come in contact with throughout the day. But.... the truth is at some point- it ain't happenin'.

At some point, the people that deserve the best of me are really only getting what's left of me. From time to time I have to pull back and re-evaluate things.

I find myself asking some of the following questions.

  • What have I said yes to that now I need to say no?
  • Who needs me right now?
  • Who have I made a commitment to that's not been fulfilled?
  • What can I do today that will make the most important people in my life not only know, but feel important to me?
  • What am I doing to ensure that I'm serving from a place of overflow vs constantly giving out and not pausing long enough to be recharged?

These questions help to refocus my mind and redirect my steps.

At the end of the day it doesn't matter if my to-do list is all checked off, if the people in my life are missing out in the process. It takes a willingness to take a pause every now and then, to ask myself some tough questions, and be willing to honestly answer them.

Then, boldly take the right next step.

If you too know that your family is not getting the best, but merely what's what's left, I invite you to join me.

Together, let's pause long enough to be honest with ourselves and brave enough to course correct as needed.

Gives new meaning to the saying- 'The best is yet to come!' doesn't it?!

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