LEAN IN – Take a Deep Breath

One of the hardest parts of a LEAN IN attitude is knowing when to pull back. As humans we need to fuel, we need to express our feelings, we need to connect and we need to rest.

The great Rebbe Nachman of Breslov taught; Mastering the spiritual journey means being an expert at “running and returning”.

In some ways that means knowing when it’s time to engage and when it’s time to slow down, but it also means knowing that different times, and different days, entail using different spiritual muscles. The master of the spiritual path recognizes and celebrates whichever muscles they are working; those of service & action or those of humility & self-care.

So, if you’re feeling a little burnt out today, you’re not alone

Take a deep breath and celebrate the small steps

About the Author
Menachem Poznanski, LCSW is the Director of The Living Room, a clubhouse for Jewish young adults recovering from Alcoholism and Drug Addiction. Menachem maintains a private practice in Cedarhurst NY and is also the editor and co-founder of Consciously and The Light Revealed, social media initiatives focused on the messages of recovery and spirituality. Menachem resides in Cedarhurst, NY with his wife Naomi and his two children, Zoe and Tani.
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