Any of my horror movie fans will get it…
Just like Carrie Ann, I find myself spending more time in front of screens (even on day 3 of the new year) than I’d like. Why is that?
I am avoiding doing the work.
It’s not easy to make changes, and it’s certainly not easy to document it and put it on display for you to read about. A part of me wants you to think I’ve got it all together – I’m healed, and it’s all perfect over here.
But it’s not. And that’s OK. In fact, it’s better that way. It allows you to know that I’m a real person – not some uppity high horse high maintenance chick who looks down from a a pedestal and says “you should ____” like I don’t know what that entails.
Some days I’m lucky to remember to brush my hair 🙂
The point is, I know how hard it is to make changes. I know what getting up in the morning going “oh shit, again with the job and the kids and the bills and the ____”. Someday I’ll wake up after 10 blissfully wonderful sleeping hours and walk along a beach, but today, I have to do the work.
It’s not easy, but it IS worth it.
Carving out that bit of time for yourself, allows you to be more present (and yes, tolerable) to those around you. Spending 10 minutes (ALONE) with a cup of coffee and getting your head together to take on the day is well worth it my lovies. So tomorrow –
Don’t hit snooze for the third time.
You can surely hit it twice. But then get your ass up – and spend a moment in gratitude, and decide that you’re going to rock the day. Have a nice stretch, and a take a deep breath, and a few sips of tea/coffee before getting the kids up and dealing with all that drama. It really can make all the difference. Even with rain and gloom today, I’m pretty darn “with it”.
Heck, I even brushed my hair 🙂