I just returned from a two week vacation in Scotland. While I was there, I was reminded of the importance of rest. How many of us work ourselves to exhaustion for 50 weeks of the year, only to have 2 weeks of reprieve. I wish I could say I am different from the rest, but I fall into the same traps of busyness. I believe it is so important to find pause and rest within our daily lives. Most of us will say that we don’t have the time, but we make time for the things that are important to us. It is time that we all make the necessary arrangements within our schedules to have daily rest. When we truly care for ourselves, we are caring for those around. I say this, because we will be more tolerant, patient, less likely to anger, and all in all will be more pleasant to be around. My work in progress is making sure I take at least 30 minutes a day to care for me; I hope you will too!