Just For Today – I Will Do My Work Honestly

How We Perceive Our Reality I’m learning, as I listen to the audiobook, before happiness – the 5 hidden keys to achieving success, spreading happiness, and sustaining positive change by Shawn Achor (the book’s title indicates the author is a grammatical rebel!) that happiness is how we perceive our reality. The author postulates we can…

Just For Today – I Will Do My Work Honestly

Living Alcohol Free Living alcohol free takes work. It takes support and a shift in thinking, a realization that life is still going to be the same. The only change is me. Life goes on. The Moodiness of Life? Is it me who is moody? Or life? I’m discovering how each day can be vastly…

Just For Today – I Will Do My Work Honestly

I Will Do My Work Honestly The Power of Meditation I’ve recently downloaded the app Calm, and have been listening to How to Meditate with Jeff Warren. Meditation to Improve Concentration Meditation isn’t new for me. I have attempted to practice it many times over the years. Today, I have decided to start again! This…

Just For Today – I Will Do My Work Honestly

This morning I am thinking about possibilities. Sometimes the stepping-stones to new possibilities, new ventures are difficult to see, or challenging, could be soul-destroying, or downright boring. I went to Kuwait by myself for a weekend, because I could. I lived in the Middle East, so this really wasn’t a big deal. But for those…

Just For Today – I Will Do My Work Honestly

This morning I am thinking about how the Universe, Source, Divine Source, God, Higher Power… however you choose to call this loving life force (that permeates us and is the source of the universe and everything) truly does bring us what we need/want when we are ready to receive. Some call this fate, or coincidence,…

Just For Today – I Will Do My Work Honestly

This morning I am thinking about activities I really like to do, that make me feel good. Activities where motivation to participate is authentic, meaning no external factor is influencing my desire to partake in something. Now, there is nothing wrong with trying something new at someone else’s request or an activity that looks interesting,…

Just For Today – I Will Do My Work Honestly

Some mornings, everything seems right.  This is one of those mornings.  This entire weekend, I accomplished a lot and feel really great about it. I am ready for the week! Every item on my to-do list brought me closer to an end result. Winter tires on the Jeep means safe travels during wintery road conditions….

Just For Today – I Will Do My Work Honestly

This morning I’m thinking about empowerment and choices.  The little choices I make each day, each moment that moves me forward towards achieving personal goals. Just for today, I will work honestly towards achieving small goals. I’m not here to change the world.  I am here to make my little pocket of it a better…

Just for Today -I Will Do My Work Honestly

Psychologist and researcher Joanne Davilla suggests that 3 skills are necessary to be romantically competent and have healthy relationships with all people in our life: Insight – Knowing what is right for you Mutuality – both people have needs and both needs matter Emotional regulation – the ability to stay calm, have perspective and know that…

Just For Today – I Will Do My Work Honestly

I have many aspects of myself woven into the web of my persona. There is this fine line between defining myself, my persona because of my moods or because of my life adventures, experiences and skills. One day my happy, joyful self may be very apparent; or maybe a heavy sadness weighs me down as…