Are You A "Deadhead"?

Are You A "Deadhead"?

No. I don't mean a fan of the Grateful Dead.

I mean are you taking care of yourself?


Let me explain. I had an epiphany this morning while I was deadheading some plants in our cul-de-sac. All the flowers on the plants had died due to lack of attention while I was away on a trip two weeks ago. I had made the mistake of leaving for five days without asking a neighbour to water in my absence. Five days of neglect is all is took for the plants to go from beautiful to ugly and brown.

This made me think about people. More specifically how we treat ourselves throughout the five work days and, indeed, throughout life.

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