Posts Tagged 'journal'

What Were You Thinking?

Written on March 22, 2012 at 12:29 pm

So much of what we do these days is done on auto-pilot. People just aren’t “thinking.” 

Consider for a moment the following scenario...

You roll out of bed, brush your teeth, shower, shuffle to the coffee pot, hussle the kids out of the house or take the pets out for you know what, drive to the office, boot up the computer, check the email, update your Facebook status, check your messages, and then.... the whims of the world take over for the next 7 or 8 hours.

Until... the end of the day, you finish your last email, return your …


Drama Addiction? There is hope!

Written on August 22, 2011 at 8:00 am

I think I have been in withdrawal. No kidding.

I was literally just thinking while in the shower (yes, that is where I think best) and it occurred to me that my life is really good right now. For the first time in many years, I feel grounded, accomplished, settled, content. Of course, I still have goals and things I want to do...a purpose to fulfill.

What I mean is that there is no DRAMA in my life. I am not dealing with a job I hate, people that drive me crazy, family issues, kid issues, illness, financial setbacks, unrealistic …


Embrace the “Funk”

Written on May 15, 2011 at 9:39 am

I was just thinking the other day about how it feels to be in what I call a “funk.” Sometimes I have a day, or even two to three days, where my energy is low, if feel down in the dumps, or I just don’t feel “right.” Because I am normally such a high energy and productive person, these days can be particularly frustrating for me.

When I am “in it” I start questioning myself...
“What is wrong with me?”
“Am I depressed?”
“Am I coming down with something?”

Then I go through this period where I get a little …