It’s a gorgeous day. My kids are home enjoying some downtime between camps and activities. Most of this week I’m advising MIT Sloan MBA students on their resumes. Between sessions, I see a break on my schedule and long to reward myself.
Miraculously, I allow it! The kids and I go outside for half an hour and kick the soccer ball around. We have a blast together.
I didn’t grow up playing sports, and any long time readers of this blog will know I run like a girl. But according to Brene Brown and the brilliant Naomi Coty (who presented last week to our Advanced Brilliant Learning Community), wholehearted living isn’t about athleticism; it’s about fostering connection. Naomi says, “fostering connection is the heart of happiness.”
I aim to live wholeheartedly. These days, the connection I crave most is with my kids. They are growing so quickly, about to enter fourth and fifth grades, and they are yummy and delicious. I love seeing what brings them joy, and Sunshine + Mommy Time is still a pretty easy formula for delivering it.
How are you living wholeheartedly today?