My nightly routine is fundamental but consistent. At the end of the night, I sit down, I grab my journal, and I write, and I answer three basic questions:
What went right?
What didn’t go right?
What am I most grateful for today?
I have to remember the routines that it takes for me to stay clean on a regular basis.
As we begin to learn to inventory our lives, we find the routines that we never knew we had that fed our addictions, our depressions, our anxieties. We see that during those moments, we were on autopilot. As we focused on our depression, our depression deepened. As soon as we become consumed by our anxiety or the hunger to feel different, our compulsions and obsessions grow. Continue reading “What we measure we grow!”
Sometimes you just have to hit “Restart.” A predecessor of mine used to say, ” You can start your day over at any time.” Today was one of those days. And I need to hit restart rather quickly.
The first hour or so is always a little rushed in the mornings. The main priority is getting the kids fed and off to school on time. For some reason, this morning I caught myself being a bit short and quickly agitated. We weren’t running late; the kids were all in good moods. We were making good time, and I felt like I had slept okay. I could not explain it. I simply seem to be irritated at the little things that usually would not bother me. Continue reading “Jan 28, 2016 – Sometimes you just have to hit Restart!”
To Live strictly by Morals and Values is to Live a flawed Life. Don’t get me wrong, it’s good to have Morals and Values. But, we tend to believe there is some great Moral code, which is universal and applies to everyone. The problem with this is not everyone shares the same Morals and Values. They are relative terms, decided by the common beliefs which are native to the region or society we were raised around. Continue reading “Are Morals and Values flawed?”