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One more quote

Hello, dears!

I´m sure you´re expecting my usual daily quote but today is going to be a little bit different.

Have you ever heard the expression “stop and smell the roses”, right? Well, the original quote belongs to Mr. Walter Hagen (a major figure in golf in the first half of the 20th century), and his exact words were: “You’re only here for a short visit. Don’t hurry, don’t worry. And be sure to smell the flowers along the way”.

I started blogging in September 2015 and I have not taken a break since then. I´ve enjoyed every single day, I have met many wonderful people and made some good friends. I have learned a lot from you and I have grown more as a person than as a blogger. I feel nothing but gratitude: thanks for your support that you have shown all this time, but also thanks for all the inspiration, help, advice and pearls of wisdom you share from your blogs! Keep writing because I´m not going anywhere!!

It´s just that my daily (hopefully) motivational quote series ends today: 532 quotes. I had no specific number in mind when I started but lately, I´ve been feeling it´s time to make some changes. I have more quotes than exercises or post about fitness. When I think about it, a voice in my head tells me something is not right… and I agree 🙂

Back in September 2015, I knew nothing about blogging. In November 2017 I know that more than two thousand followers deserve better than a daily motivational quote, weekly recipes, and occasional fitness post.

After my come back, I plan to post just three times per week, things I think you´d like to see again: playlists, exercises, recipes, fitness tips… and some new stuff. My goal is to deliver twelve worth reading posts every month, starting in December.

This month, after two years, I´m going to press the Pause button instead of Publish. No hurries, no worries, I´ll be smelling the flowers 😉

Big hugs!

 

 

60 thoughts on “One more quote

  1. You deserve your rest, but, dont you forget us ! Hasta muy pronto amigo, ti voy a hechar de minus un abrazo fuerte ,

    1. Os seguiré visitando como siempre 😉

  2. Chape
    How have you been my friend, sorry I haven’t been checking on your blog or you for that matter, but I am hoping all is well. I cannot believe you are leaving the quotes behind because you surely did make a huge amount of quotes! that is for sure 🙂 I am happy for what is to come with your blog and new beginnings sir! miss you!

    Shay-lon xx

    1. Hello, Sunshine 😎
      All is good, I just need some changes, new goals and challenges 😉 and I also need some kind of vacation 😂
      I hope you are doing great and your boss raise your salary again before Christmas 🤞
      Don’t miss me, write me an email!!!
      Big hugs,
      Chape

      1. Chape,
        This is wonderful to hear, I totally understand. As bloggers, we sometimes get used to this regular routine of post and then other ideas come to mind and we find that as our blog grows, we have to expand our interest to meet the needs of our followers.
        I hope my boss does as well, that would be awesome! but if not, I am just happy enough to have a job I enjoy 🙂
        Shay-lon

  3. I like your quotes, but I do understand.

    1. Thank you, dear 🙂

  4. I’m going to miss the quotes though… 🙂

    1. Thank you so much 🙂

  5. It’s your blog, so it’s really up to you. If something is going to make you happy, as long as you don’t hurt anybody, just do it 🙂

    1. No, I have no intention to hurt anybody 🙂 On the contrary, I´d like to take some “me” time and come back with good fitness articles 😉
      Big hugs!

      1. Go for it then! Me time is a must 🙂

  6. Wise decision to take that break and put everything back in perspective.
    We did that last week and it really gives you energy-booster 🙂
    Enjoy the break, dear David. Already looking forward to your new posts.
    XxX

    1. Thank you so much, dear 🙂
      I already feel the energy rise and my mood improve 😀 And three more weeks to enjoy… I made the right choice!! LOL!!
      Big hugs, have a great week 😉

      1. Good! Have fun, dear David! The same for you 🙂 XxX

  7. Although I’m going to miss your quotes, I still enjoy other posts of yours just the same. Take whatever time you need. We’ll be right here waiting for you. Love and light! ❤

    1. Thank you so much! Your kind words mean a lot!
      Love and light,
      David

  8. But I do love your quotes and will miss them

    1. Thank you so much!
      It´s a needed rest… and the new post I´m working on look pretty good and motivational 😉
      Big hugs,
      David

  9. I’ll miss the quotes along with my ability to not agree with them all the time! have a good break time.

    1. Hahaha! I love the way you disagree 🙂
      Thank you,
      Big hugs!

  10. So glad to hear you’re going to take some time for yourself! I do hope that all is well ❤ Big hugs and we’ll be waiting for your return!

    1. Thank you, dear 😘

  11. Resets can be very good! Light and Love, Shona

    1. Thank you 🙂

  12. Could you still give a quote once in awhile – I think they are great! Thanks and can’t wait to read your new posts!!

  13. Smell the roses! 🙂 Thank you for blogging!

    1. Thank you for your support, dear!! I’ll be back soon 😁

  14. Hola.que descansa bien y te esperamos con novedades ❤️👌

    1. Muchas gracias!!! 😘😘😘

  15. blogging is best when it is an expression rising from authenticity… to recognize and act upon the change is a sign of great strength

    1. Thank you so much!

  16. A break always does a little good and I’m sure you’ll come back better than ever ☺️ I’m excited to see your new blog posts but in the meantime enjoy your vacation!

    1. Thank you so much!! 😊

  17. Enjoy your well deserved break, my friend!

    1. Thank you so much, dear 😊

  18. Have a Happy Thanksgiving, if you have that there. LOL

    1. Thanks Jolie! Enjoy it in my place, because we don’t have Thanksgiving here 😁
      Big hugs!!

  19. No me he olvidado. Solo queria dejarle saber que aun estoy en el hospital. Gracias a Dios ya paso lo peor y estoy en recuperacion. solo le queria dejar saber ya que no tengo la computadora aca para entrar al programa y escribirle.

    1. Tranquila! Tú céntrate en recuperarte. Espero que salgas ya pronto del hospital y puedas ir por fin a casa a disfrutar de tu familia 😊
      Un abrazo ENORME, y toda mi energía positiva!!

      1. Enviame un email para enviarte el testimonial.

      2. info@chape.es Muchas gracias!! Ya estás recuperada? 🤞😘

      3. Thanks! Te lo envio manana sin falta… Si ya me siento mucho mejor y hasta corri ayer!

      4. Me alegro muchísimo!!
        Feliz Navidad 🎅

      5. Igual para ti… Felices Fiestas!
        Ya te envie el email!

      6. Gracias! Y muchas gracias por el testimonial, no sabes qué regalo de Navidad más bonito me acabas de hacer. Me encanta, desde la primera a la última palabra 😀
        Te enviaré el link en cuanto lo suba a la web 😉
        Abrazos para tí y toda la familia!!

  20. I’ve been wondering where you were! I think it’s a great idea to change things up a bit; it’s important to be proud of what you’re writing! I look forward to seeing what you have in store for us once you return 🙂

    1. Hahaha! I was taking a little break 😉 I’ll be back in a few days 😆
      Big hugs, my friend!!

  21. The thing about your quotes David is that they’ve often come to me as a message that I needed to read just at the right time. Having said that, I fully agree that one has to stop and smell the flowers – no gripe with that. Good luck with the changes you want to make and happy holidays to you! 😀

    1. This is one of the most touching comments I´ve ever received. Thank you so much!!! I just hope that my future posts will also reach you at the right time 🙂
      I´ll be back next week with new stuff but, Happy Holidays in advance 😀
      And big hugs, of course!

      1. So happy to hear that David. I suppose it’s amazing when one kind word or act can make a difference without you even knowing it. Do enjoy the rest of your break and I look forward to what you have to offer. Best wishes to you too! Chevvy

      2. Chevvy, you tell me brother, because your comments along this journey really made me feel that my daily quotes meant something to someone 😊 To me? Yes, it’s an amazing feeling and I’m very grateful and pumped to continue doing my best!

      3. I enjoy quotes, used to post some myself when I had time but I’ve had to go slow on my blogging due to other priorities. Btw, I’m a girl😉

      4. Oops, sorry, I won’t forget it 😅

      5. No worries David!😀

  22. Hi dear friend I have nominated you for Sunshine Blogger Award,follow the link👇👇
    https://tashneevmavee.wordpress.com/2017/11/29/the-sunshine-blogger-award/

    1. Hello!! Have a beautiful day 😘

      1. Same to you, my dear friend! 🌹🌺💋❤️💝🌸

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