Well, maybe its more of a written record. The best way to create new thought patterns and new behaviors is to practice them. And I found a three-page checklist that will remind me to use my new skills. Taking the time to acknowledge my thoughts, feelings, and actions is a big step. I found a list of emotions. Printing this out, I am better able to describe them. Separating … [Read more...] about Now I’m keeping score
Archives for May 2019
Today I am thinking I can work again. Not that I haven’t been, but the pace and intensity I feel just ratcheted up a notch. This is only the second day since I was in the hospital for depression that I have felt like I could really get back into my business. The crazy thing is I am not reinventing the wheel. Everything I outlined to start doing again in my business this … [Read more...] about Am I seeing the future clearly?
I miss the energy. The interaction. And I miss the challenges that come with going to a day job. What in the world was I thinking? Sit in my home office in front of a computer monitor and write for others? Not have daily interaction with groups of people. I face the same tedious routine day after day after day. Believe it or not, I am not writing about my blogging. … [Read more...] about Will Everyday Be the Same?
“long after the thrill of living is gone.” I never thought I would feel like the John Mellencamp song. Remember, with concealed depression, I was always the guy with the most positive attitude. I was jumping out of bed in the morning, anticipating what the day would bring. My motto has been for years, “I love getting up in the morning because I learn something new every day.” … [Read more...] about Life goes on…
I am worn out tired. Presenting five workshops in three days meant expending a huge amount of positive energy. And my support system was not traveling with me. I got home late this afternoon, ready to relax and re-charge. But that was not in the cards, at least not yet. There are follow-up emails from the events. There is setting up the reservation page for the follow-up … [Read more...] about Stick a fork in me, I’m done