Giving yourself – and your brain – a break by getting out and having fun can actually give you the clarity you need to move forward. And, at the very least, having fun feels good – and who doesn’t need a little more of that in their lives?
Inner critics come from the part of our brain designed to keep us safe. So of course it makes sense that when we make major changes, they get a little antsy. Nothing says danger like a freefall into the unknown.
For some, life changes so gradually it’s imperceptible. For others, it’s changes so little it feels stagnant. For me, there’s a single day that became the start of my entire life changing. A day that brought a thought so powerful, it marks the pivot point where life has since become “before” and “after”.