Weekly Words of Wisdom: S is for SLOW and STEADY, T is for TURTLE.

Our box turtle, Casper

We all know Aesop’s fable about the tortoise and the hare, right? It’s the tale of a foot-race between an over-confident rabbit and a slow turtle with steady determination.

Spoiler: The rabbit slacks and the turtle wins. Be the turtle.

When it comes to working toward a goal, I’m a slow and steady girl {also Taurus traits}. It might not always feel like I’m making much progress. Sometimes it even feels like I’m standing still or drawn inside my shell – but then something happens to remind me that I’m on the right path.

Over the past several years while I was preparing to leave my corporate job, studying to be a yoga teacher and then making the leap, I’ve compared my progress to that of a turtle. Patient, slow and steady…

Never underestimate the journey of a turtle. She is determined and tenacious when she makes up her mind.

Moral of the story? Slow and steady wins the race. Be the turtle.

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