I spend a not insignificant amount of time every week reminding my clients that they need to take care of themselves, that they can’t do everything at once, that they need to prioritize and make sure their energy and time is actually being spent on the things that are important to them in life.
Ironically, this year my regular summer surge of patients with heat/air-conditioner related issues has coincided with the preparations for the Acupuncturists Without Borders training I am helping to run this year, and has left me a little overwhelmed and very off balance. After a great deal of thought, and some serious meditation, I have come to the conclusion that I have to cut back on some things.
As you may have guessed by now, one of the things getting cut back is this blog. I am very grateful that people have been reading and finding value in these posts, and I enjoy writing/filming them, but there are limits to what I can do in a week, and I need to respect that. Seeing patients at my two private clinics, as well as the Maccabi clinics, helping to manage a non-profit and plan a three day training retreat, and volunteering with terminal patients* seems to be about the maximum I can do without having a negative impact on my health and wellbeing.
For the next three months (August, September, October) I am going to try to get one post out a month. That will get me though the summer, the back to school patients, the AWB training and the Jewish holidays. After that I plan on going back to a more frequent posting schedule IY”H.
Have a great summer and don’t forget to take care of yourselves at least as well as you take care of your cars 😉
*Looking at it written down I suddenly understand why I’ve been feeling so busy. Turns out I am that busy!
Hi! I’m Havva Mahler, a practitioner of Chinese medicine: acupuncture, Chinese herbs, reflexology,tuina, sotai with clinics in Be’er Sheva and Sderot.
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