Hello, Darling. It’s OK.

H ello, darling. I want to tell you something: you’re doing fine.

I know.  I know.  You had a “to do” list a mile long this week.

No matter how much you get done – or don’t do – this week, it’s ok.


Repeat after me:  “It’s OK.  It will be OK.”

Beating yourself up accomplishes nothing.

Let go of the belief that you don’t do enough. Because you do.

So, put the whip away.

Grab yourself a tall drink of something cool.

Put your feet up.

And immerse yourself in this moment in time.

Spend a little of this time connecting with someone you love.

What’s important at this time is that you allow yourself to be imperfect.

You are human.  Not a robot. 

It’s OK.

It will be OK.

So cut yourself some slack, my dear.

Have a cocktail.  Snuggle with your partner. Blow bubbles with the kid.

Show yourself some love.

After all, my dear: tomorrow is another day.

And in this moment, you are simply fabulous.


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By Debra Smouse: Writer, life coach, and Tarnished Southern Belle, Debra helps people fall in love with their life. An expert de-tangler, she believes in busting clutter as a path to greater clarity and that within every woman is vibrant, passionate, and sexy being just itching to make their inner sex kitten roar. A native Texan, she resides in Ohio with the Man of her Dreams.

7 Responses to “Hello, Darling. It’s OK.” Subscribe

  1. Mindy Crary July 15, 2012 at 2:45 pm #

    What a perfect post to leave on a Sunday! I was just gearing up to go through stuff I “should” do, but you have inspired me to go laze around instead! Great idea :o)

    • Debra July 19, 2012 at 7:51 am #

      Awesome, Mindy! I find I get so much more done when I have taken some time!

  2. An July 15, 2012 at 5:42 pm #

    What’s the hurry? I love to ask myself that question when I feel myself getting overwhelmed and tense. Tomorrow is another day! There’s no rush!

    • Debra July 19, 2012 at 7:52 am #

      Love it! What a great question to ask!

  3. Joanna Weston July 15, 2012 at 6:55 pm #

    Perfect for today! I’ve been beating myself up for “not getting anything done” today. Not only is that a bald faced lie, it is also irrelevant. I feel icky today, and there’s no need to push myself harder than I have to!

    • Debra July 19, 2012 at 7:52 am #

      Perfect, Joanna! Beating ourselves up doesn’t serve us – or anyone else around us, does it? Hope you’re feeling better today!


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