Written by Sharra Greene
When you're in the process of leveling up and doing some things now so that you can live the way you want later, after a while, you can start to feel burned out, and even somewhat uninspired. This was exactly how I was feeling a few weeks ago. Though I was still actively producing content and working towards my short term goals, my vision of my long term goals started getting a little blurred. I was honestly beginning to feel a bit overwhlemed as I'm at a point where I'm trying to focus on a lot at once,for my brand, my personal life, and for the people that care about me. I was beginning to notice that I wasn't as easily inspired and motivated when it came to creating, as I usually was. These were the reasons why I was especially looking forward to my vaycay to Playa del Carmen, Mexico. By the time I returned from my trip, all that I felt I was losing sight of, I regained focus there.
Though I've been out of the country several times before, this time was different. I'm currently in a different chapter of my life and I really believed that made all of the difference for this trip. While there, I really spent some time relaxing my body, mind, and spirit. I stopped worrying about my day to day life and started living in the moment. I took time to appreciate the nature and change of scenery around me. I ate amazing cuisine (around the clock, lol), I grew closer with family, and I also had some great conversations with so many people, especially natives of Mexico who dream of coming to the states or having a better opportunity to provide for themselves and their family.
This made me feel particularly grateful, as I reflected on my journey and progress thus far and all of the experiences I've been able to have in my lifetime. Most of all, this trip really made me excited for the future. This includes all of the things I am working towards coming to fruition, sharing more experiences like this with family and friends, and all of the amazing things that I have yet to experience. Needless to say, it definitely raised my level of drive, creativity, and focus. I arrived back feeling rejuvenated, inspired, and ready to work.
This vacation has definitely taught me how important self awareness and self care is and how crucial it is that we make time for ourselves to enjoy life and what it's currently trying to teach us. Stay tuned, I will definitely be investing in a break from the day to day grind more often, even if it's just for a quick change of scenery and a fresh perspective. You should, too.
Stay tuned for more projects and insight by me, coming very soon. Xoxo
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My tribal print swimsuit is from whatwears.com but they took forever to deliver so order at your discretion, bangle: forever 21, earrings: my wardrobe. My olive scuba bikini is from nakedwardrobe.com, bangles and earrings: my wardrobe.