Being present is difficult in today’s distracting environment. Try this the next time you sit down for a meal, before you take that first bite. Turn off all screens. Place your phone in another room. Under your pillow is a good spot. Set the table. If your serve from the kitchen, set your place at … Continue reading Focusing takes Practice
I have nothing to say today. I guess that in itself says a lot. It’s days like this that I just stay quiet. Seems these days are multiplying. Don’t misunderstand, I’m not depressed. I’m happy and at peace. This peaceful mood I’m in is also quiet and thoughtless because my mind is at peace. First … Continue reading I Got Nothing
I started practicing mindfulness. It’s basically turning your mind to what you are doing. Focus on the task at hand. Pay attention in all things. Slow down when walking enjoy the walk instead of focusing on the destination. Chew each bite, focused on taste. Listen to each sound in a person’s voice when they speak … Continue reading Mindfulness
Is it weird to have more than one favorite? I know I shouldn't have favorites, but I do have favoriteS. I tell all my children and grandchildren that they are my favorite and they all are my favorite.I have several favorite books. I have a few favorite types of food, drinks and snacks.I have a … Continue reading Is it Weird to have Favorites?
Seems like life is so fast. I want to slow it down. I want to take things one at the time and not multitask through time. Slow down.
We could all do with a reminder that it is not eating that is a sin, but gluttony. Not one beer but many that make you drunk. It’s not saving as much money as you can but greed that is dangerous. Moderation in all things, humans. Make it your life rule.
Sometimes you have to wait. Waiting is not fun if you think it’s not fun. It’s all in your head. Patience can be fun if you set your mind to it. Now once you figure that out, let me know how you did it. I am not patient at all.
Why do we snap off at the people we love most? Sometimes I wonder why we speak so short and rudely to our family members. It’s like we don’t care that they have feelings. I don’t mean to bark but I do. Always after I use a harsh tone of voice I feel so bad. … Continue reading Why so Snappy? Pt 2
I’m old? You better be careful, teenager I’ll wash tour mouth out with soap. Ok, not really but old? I don’t think I’m old. Don’t look at me like that! Just because my hair is gray and my skin is lined doesn’t mean I’m old. And don’t say a word about my behavior! How am … Continue reading What’s that?
Humans don’t realize how fragile their health can become over time and as we age. It’s concerning when the doctor says “I have your test results.” For a brief second my heart flutters and my stomach leaps. All we can do is what is in our reach to do. Eat better. Move your body. Get … Continue reading It’s a Concern