I am not sure where I stand today. This lagging sense of dullness has not passed. It has been there in one form or another for weeks. Let me say right here that it is not that way 100% of the time. I have had some special moments over the holidays that I will treasure. But do not ask me about waking up or getting out of bed. I know I have written this topic to death … [Read more...] about The End is the Beginning?
This is starting to be a broken record. Why can’t I just get up? Last night I went to bed just before 10 PM. I set my alarm for 7 AM. This gave me an extra hour of sleep beyond the “8” I require. Of course, even 8 hours of sleep is probably an hour more than I physically need these days. But here I am getting my day started at 8:57 AM. I’m going to give my General … [Read more...] about Get Up, Get Up, Get Up!
We are four days into a new decade. This, to me, is a bigger deal than just starting a new year. There is a responsibility to the new decade. I want to make sure I am prepared and focused. You only get this chance once every 10 years. I don’t want to waste this. I have not written out New Year’s Resolutions, but I have made one. Daily entries in my gratitude … [Read more...] about Here I come depression, it’s time you moved along
I thought with the new year, things would change. My attitude towards getting out of bed in the morning has not been moved by the beginning of a new decade. While not quite as dramatic as going from 1999 to the year 2,000, a new decade, to me, is a chance to reevaluate my life and my attitude towards it. To that end, I have made one New Year’s resolution so far, to write … [Read more...] about Getting up is still an issue
It has been a while since I have written in my gratitude journal. Many years ago, this practice was suggested by one of my mentors. He had been successfully using it after reading the 2006 bestselling book, The Secret, by Rhonda Bryne. It is based on the belief of the law of attraction, which claims that thoughts can change a person's life directly. I began … [Read more...] about My Gratitude Journal is Written in My Actions