Tea has been a cultural icon for centuries, and it carries with it a legacy that is imbibed with mindfulness, making it the perfect duo for pen and paper.
Grab your notebook and a pen/pencil, put the kettle on, and let's go!
Tea, unlike other beverages, dictates a specific amount of time before you can enjoy the beverage. If it says it needs 5 minutes to steep, you can't make it go faster.
Where in my life am I trying to rush things that need to steep?
Have you ever poured the tea out of the teapot too quickly, and spilled everywhere? Or too slowly, and dribbled all over the table? Life is similar.
What areas of my life could use better pacing -- need to speed up, or slow down, for the best result?
Sometimes a good cup of tea is best enjoyed with friends, and other times a quiet moment of solitude is just what the occasion calls for.
When it comes to __________, I need more quiet contemplative time.
When it come to __________, I need to spend more quality time with friends.
The perfect cup of tea is all about the perfect combination of tea, temperature, and time.
My focus needs to be on these pieces to create the best combination to achieve my goals and dreams:
Tea comes from all around the world, and many plantations are in some of the oldest inhabited places on earth. Knowing this:
If I knew that the generations that came before me are watching over me and supporting me, I would take bold and brave action by doing...
They say that tea, like life, is all about how you make it.
Some things in my life that could use a bit of sweetening are...
Last, but not least -- tea reminds us that sometimes it's the little, simple things that make the biggest difference.
What would be easy?
These are just to get you started. Expand upon these questions and then take action! Life is all about how you make it, so go out and make something wonderful happen for both yourself and others.