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HOPEFULLY ON THE WAY AGAIN

Thursday, October 04, 2012

With all the support on here and advice from a wonderful lady who helps people with major losses in their lives I feel encouraged and hopeful my baby steps will do the trick.

I want very much this time to make a lifestyle change. Changes that will serve me in all aspect of my life. I want to enjoy the journey more no matter what happens to me. I need to always keep in mind that 10% is what happens to be and 90% is how I react to it.

Someone suggested to me that I should clear my mind, despite the huge list of things to do with stringent time essences and concentrate on only a few things. This has been extremely hard for me to do since I have so much on my plate right now . Yet, after thinking about the way I am letting it all get to me I see that when one is overwhelmed to simplify, in order to fight off depression and being paralyzed is a way that can reduce stress and the paralysis that to much stress can bring.

I starting to put on meditation music in the background, try to take my supplements, shop and prepare my healthy food, track what I eat, visit the site for a short while and then proceed to make a dent in the pile of duties I need to accomplish. Most of all I cannot dwell on the short time I have to do so much . I can't let myself think how I don't have enough strength and energy to do all I have to do.....and most of I MUST THINK IF I CHIP AWAY ONE THING AT A TIME ITS ALL POSSIBLe....and even if it is not somehow it will all work out..

FOCUS IS THE KEY......focus on the positive and visualizing good outcomes at the end of these jobs that give me sleepless night. I must believe in me and when I don't ACT AS IF.
For the first time I can see if I let my emotions run wild and take the time to feel instead of do paralysis will set in.......so here we go.....I am shutting off the emotions and trying to say if I want to get through this I must control those things that undo me and not let negativity or lack of faith come in there. Also, even when bad things happen look at the positive and move on.

Well for today I will try to look at the glass half full instead of half empty....most of all I will try to do that in everything and hopefully by planting positive seeds all over the place my garden will be bountiful for myself and what I can give to others. I pray the same for all my fellow spark friends who I love dearly and also wish the very best for their lives and dreams.

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JILL313 10/6/2012 12:30AM

    Hi Yvonne, Your friend is so wise and gave you some good advice. Try to take care of one thing at a time and take each day as it comes. Work will always be waiting for you, and me. Do some meditation or something that relaxes you. Actually exercising is a good stress relieve even if you can only spare 10 minutes a day. You seem to have a really good head on you. . .and already know what to do to de-stress yourself. Wishing you good resolutions to all the work you've done and are going to do. Take care and God Bless.

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IOWAGRAMMA 10/5/2012 12:53AM

    Yvonne, I think you have some very wise friends. If you let yourself get so overwhelmed with the big picture (that is, the big list/tasks/jobs, etc) that you can't find a way to make a dent in anything, then you've let the situation take control of you instead of the other way around. Keeping those baby steps in mind and picking a few things that you know you can take care of in a limited amont of time will get you headed in the right direction, and I know you can do it!!! Yes, you can! Meditaion, quiet calming music, not setting your expectations overly high...lots of things will help and you've already identified lots of ways to help yourself. Good for you! Keep up the great work. Sending you blessings and peaceful thoughts for good progress! Hugs, Jeannie
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KAYE454 10/4/2012 11:08PM

  Take one minute at a time I had to learn to do this a few years back

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