Be like the squirrel

Thursday, January 21, 2016

be like the squirrel
Be like the squirrel, girl, be like the squirrel.

A long, long time ago I was given an album which went on to become one of the few I knew inside out. One of the tracks always springs to mind when walking in woodland and I see a squirrel. Little Acorns is such a meaningful one.

"if that squirrel can take care of himself with the harsh winter coming on, so can I"
The White Stripes

Take inspiration from wherever you can. It's often the little things which can suddenly trigger a new thought or spark some motivation to make a change. The bigger picture can make us feel small, which in a way can be of some comfort. Watch the sun rise, watch the tide roll in, take a look at the sky at night and count the stars. It's peaceful. Take a closer look at things; frost on the grass, birds singing in the trees, the steam swirling from a fresh cup of tea.
Self care and kindness is important, take the time to do so, especially in winter.


Take care of yourself,
Sophie

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3 comments

  1. Thank you, I will. And you too!!! I live anything to do with squirrels-great quote!!!

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  2. Great quote and definitely food for thought.

    Lyndsay | http://www.fizzypeaches.com

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