Do Less Be More by Rebecca Watson for Think Simple Now.
Several years ago I lived with a good friend who spoke English as her third language. While she spoke fluently after years of experience, there was one phrase I used that she had trouble grasping at first: Just be.
As in, “After we finish grocery shopping, let’s go to the beach and just be.” She’d always want to finish the sentence. “Just be … relaxing. Just be … writing.”
When I explained what I meant, that I would really just like to sit, observe and exist, without any expectations, she was delighted.
This, she declared, was a very un-American, very un-Western thing to do, which would make sense that why after fifteen years of learning English she’d never heard the phrase.
I read once that we’re called human beings, not human doings, and so I’ve tried in the last several years to just be on a daily basis.
It isn’t easy in a world where we’re constantly plugged in, where calendars beg to be filled and obligations loom around every corner. But it’s not impossible either, and it’s totally worth it.
SQN Sport sizes range from extra small to extra large. Please note the size chart below to find your proper sizing. We have made our shirts longer for working out so they do not ride up and our pants with a little higher rise so they do not ride to low.
|2 – 4||SM||33.5||26||35.5|
|6 – 8||MD||35.5||28||37.5|
|10 – 12||LG||40||30||40|