blog
Comments 3

A Slow Breakfast

A Slow Breakfast

unnamed

Most mornings, like many working moms, I’m just about getting out of the house on time.    You know the drill-heavy bags dragging each shoulder down, slurping a cup of milk and gulping down breakfast-those kinds of mornings are many.

But on the mornings where I don’t teach an early class or train an early client, I eat a slow breakfast-and it feels almost like a luxury! I actually plate my food, pick out one of my favorite bright and happy mugs (often from a destination gift shop I’ve collected), and I sit down and actually enjoy each morsel of deliciousness.

From all the self-help books and eastern philosophy I’ve digested I know how healthy and important it is for me to slow down.  The mindfulness movement has it right!  Bringing presence to the moment, even a breakfast moment, carries a sense of joy and fullness.  Just the act of carving out a simple slow five minutes can affect the way you carry on through the rest of our day.

There are plenty of week days where I hustle out the door, and many days that feel endless and tiring.  When you can steal a moment or two in the morning to sit down and enjoy the most important meal of the day, give yourself that slow breakfast.

So What’s for Breakfast?

  • Blueberry Vitamuffin with Justin’s Vanilla Almond Butter
  • Bowl full of Black Cherries
  • Silk Unsweetened Vanilla Almond Milk
  • On my way to Beehive Cafe after this to get some Coconut Tea with Steamed Soy (Thanks for my forever morning drink Allison Farias!)
This entry was posted in: blog

by

Life truly is an adventure! I’m navigating all it’s twists and turns on the weekly. And all the while, I’m working on balancing coaching, motherhood and family life. Some days I’m riding high, other days I’m treading water. Come explore with me as I dive into all things healthy!

3 Comments

  1. Gina says

    I love coffee/tea mugs as well. Awaiting a new one from Anthropologie today. 🙂

    Like

Leave a Reply to Gina Cancel reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s