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Looking Forward

Tuesday, April 17, 2012

ZZZZZZZZZZ......
No I have not been sleeping or being lazy. I have been tracking my food and checking in with SP everyday. I think I have discovered a few things about me and it has to do with the expectations I have for myself. I am spending too much time in the future tense and not fully living right now. I have a strong connection with what is important to me: health happiness and a positive attitude. My secret passion is creative self expression. All this goes by the wayside when I am overly concerned with what is going to happen , how smart I can appear and how successful I can be. I am pretty good at letting go of the past and also good at jumping on the next train of thought that comes along. In doing so I miss out on RIGHT NOW. I want so much to be perfect and to be sure of what will happen that I miss out and don't take note of the providence before me.
Time for this girl to wake up and live" WONDER" fully aware of the adventure, with love, kindness and compassion for myself. Not in some imaginary tomorrows and not in some dream of what could be, if only.
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  • v KALIGIRL
    Here's to life in the emoticon
    1499 days ago
  • v LOSINGLINNDY
    From a former Ms Perfect--it doesn't work. Perfection wears one out.
    1500 days ago
  • v CAROLJEAN64
    This is a wonderful blog. I too am challenged by that future tense. My DH and I had a lovely dinner out last night and at one point all I was thinking about was what I had do to today. Luckily, I stopped and we ended up having a delightful evening being together in the moment. I am using the phrase MIA--- mindful, intentional action--- to help me stay present.
    1500 days ago
  • v MYSPARKLER
    That seems like good advice for all of us!
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    1501 days ago
  • v SUZRAI
    Nothing in this world is perfect , so take time to "stop and smell the roses"!
    There is a saying about focusing on the here and now because you can't change the past and the future is yet to come and you have no control over what it brings. Good luck with your newly found insight and may you enjoy each moment you live.
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    1501 days ago
  • v DAZZEEDOO
    Perfection is just one's own perception- which is nearly impossible to meet.

    Choosing to enjoy the moment instead of the future is a great plan!

    Many Blessings!

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    1502 days ago
  • v LITTLEBO
    I have been thinking about this lately , too. I need to stop dwelling in the past and start to enjoy the now....
    1502 days ago
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