Just For Today – I Will Not Worry

Caught Up in a Loop Sometimes I find myself caught up in a loop in my mind about people, places and things in my life I have no control over. This mental obsession of digging for reasons, purpose, or trying to solve imagined problems is exhausting. I try to think about possibilities that make me…

Just For Today – I Will Not Worry

Photo Credit – The Future of Commerce Resilience Is bouncing back from difficult situations. Sometimes I bounce back quickly. Other times, not so much. Depends on the amount of emotional pain involved. As I go through the pain, process the pain – come to understand it and why it hurts so much – and wrap…

Just For Today – I Will Not Worry

Journey From the Head to the Heart Is known to be the longest journey of them all… The journey from the head down to heart can be challenging, because VULNERABILITY is sometimes a scary place to be. The journey from the heart up to the head can be very quick – to protect the heart….

Just For Today – I Will Not Worry

Things You Can Control I like this list of things I can control in my life. It is simple and very doable. Easy? Not always. Especially when I’m craving chocolate, and Double Stuf Fudgeeo cookies are staring at me! Honoring Your Personal Values When I feel in control of my beliefs, attitude, the books I…

Just For Today – I Will Not Worry

CBD & Mindfulness & Sitting With Anxiety With a history of PTSD, anxiety has riddled my entire adult life. I am currently and successfully using CBD, a derivative of marijuana called cannabidiol, to relax me enough to implement the many mindfulness, emotional regulation and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy skills in my anxiety management toolbox. I struggled…

Just For Today – I Will Not Worry

Reflections on Love This morning I am thinking about love. How love feels… Soft. Gentle. Calm. Compassionate. Peaceful. Letting love sit, within… Just for today, I will not worry, I will love. Let Gary Barlow’s Sing fill your heart with love, and light and hope….. S, ❤️

Just For Today – I Will Not Worry

Pause, Take a Breath and Go For Yours If you grew up through the 1990’s, you may recognize these words. These words are lyrics from the hit dance song, Gonna Make You Sweat (Everybody Dance Now) by C+C Music Factory! Yup, that’s right… along with many of the spiritual leaders out there like Deepak Chopra,…

Just For Today – I Will Not Worry

Everyone Has Plans What are your plans for today, tomorrow, and the future? Do you have clear steps on how you will accomplish your plans? I like to have clear, defined steps on how I am going to get from A to B. Especially with long term plans, that will take many steps, from A…

Just For Today – I Will Not Worry

I Feel Like I “Feel” Everything There is no doubt that these last few weeks have presented unique personal challenges – actually this entire year has. But this blog is not about those challenges, it is about my reflections on my ability to navigate through them. I feel as though my recent writings reflect a…

Just For Today – I Will Not Worry

Letting Go of the Need to Control an Outcome I’m a planner. With so much uncertainty these days as a result of the COVID-19 virus, I find myself wondering “what-if”, a lot. Just for today, I will not worry about outcomes. Just for today, this hour, this moment… I will breathe, trust, let go and…