What are YOU passionate about girlfriend? What energizes you? Makes you smile? Is actually FUN?
Girlfriend Guru and Guest blogger JESSICA DRUMMOND knows that Oprah is right – Passion is energy! Jessica is a women’s hormone health expert and shares how: having fun is very important to having great energy, great health, and ultimately to having success in your work. Enjoy …
Enjoy your life!
As I sat down to write about how fun is so important to your energy, your hormone levels, and your blood sugar balance, I was having trouble remembering the last time I had a great time myself.
What is fun?
I define fun in a few different ways. Sidesplitting, you can barely catch your breath laughter is my favorite definition of fun. But, I also love being in such a flow of creativity and service that I don’t notice the passage of time. On the other hand, it’s equally as fun to feel time slow as I am fully absorbed in something of beauty or when I get to witness a miracle.
Actually, I have armfuls of fun in my life. And, it’s nice to stop every once in awhile and be thoroughly grateful for all of it.
For example, the last time I remember laughing so hard that I could barely breathe was when my husband and I went on a date night (to the actual movies!) to see the movie, Date Night. (Forgive the ridiculous irony!) That movie was so funny.
I also have the pleasure of walking my daughter to school every day in the company of fresh tulips, my favorite flower. Feel free to send them to me for any occasion. Fortunately, this is one of those things that my husband always remembers.
I love looking at art. As a child, I always enjoyed visiting the National Gallery of Art in Washington D.C. near where I grew up. And I still remember my favorite series of paintings. I could stare at them endlessly, even at 12 years old… The Voyage of Life Series by Thomas Cole. I love those works of art. And, I had an equally fun time sometime in my teens racing through the Met in New York, making fun of all of the art with my best friend, and trying to figure out which guy in our high school was represented by each of the portraits.
I guess my point is that having fun is very important to having great energy, great health, and ultimately to having success in your work. Enjoying your work is the best way to be great at it. But, when you are struggling with your work, with your energy, or with your health, simply stop and look around to realize how much fun you’re having anyway. You might be surprised, and then you get to feel lucky too.
JESSICA DRUMMOND, MPT, CHC, helps women to naturally balance their hormones in order to double their energy, calm their nerves, regain their focus, and finally get a good night sleep! She was educated at UVA, Emory University, IIN, Duke Integrative Medicine, and is currently a doctoral student in holistic nutrition at Hawthorn University. To learn more about her current programs, sign up for her free, weekly newsletter at jessicadrummond.com. You can also find her on Pinterest.
Thanks Jessica for sharing this great girlfriend advice! Other great guest posts by Jessica:
- Girlfriend Love & the City
- Girlfriends & New Year’s Resolution Advice
- Happy Holidays & Healthy Hormones
- Girlfriends are key to Hormone Health
- Thankful for a Girlfriend High Five
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