THE BURN-OUT SOLUTION
I am clearly not the only working mum to have my delicate house of cards fall in a heap all in one week.
You know how it is: the kids, the job, the partner, the friends, the family, the school, the sport, the exercise, the highly strategic military manoeuvres required to keep it all humming along.
Don’t get me wrong, I love my life, but sometimes there is just too much of it.
When everything explodes at the same time, as Murphy’s Law says it must, the old, ‘take a holiday’ solution just isn’t practical. After a recent explosion in my life, a wise friend reminded me of that very handy survival tool, the Micro Break.
If you go to the right place with the minimum of effort, the Micro Break can make two days seems like four.
I’m sure you all have some fabulously healing places to recommend and for the sake if us all, please do.
They’re worth filing under ‘S‘ for ‘survival’.
Here’s my little contribution from my healing magic kit that has Byron Bay front and centre, because apparently there is a very strong female spiritual energy there that the local Aboriginal women have tapped into for thousands of years.
Some months ago, The Byron at Byron offered anyone at The Hoopla a trip to experience their simple and thoroughly stylish resort but… We were all too busy to take it. After a bout of “women’s health issues” all related to my uterus (the Uterus Trilogy, which we will save for another day) and my aforementioned explosive week, I decided it was time to call The Byron at Byron in.
The Byron at Byron, Byron Bay, New South Wales
Set in subtropical rainforest just south of the township of Byron Bay, the resort covers 45 acres, with villas connected by a network of boardwalks. The rooms are comfortable, the setting incredibly private and peaceful. It got me back on track.
Here are my polished stone steps for a calm re-entry back into life, via Bryon Bay. All in a matter of two days and two nights…
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