Is there someone in your life that you haven’t spoken to in awhile- after having a silly disagreement?
Maybe it was an argument years ago- nobody eve n remembers what it was about, you just know you’re angry about it and so-and-so never should have said or done what they did.
But still it goes on- you never call this person anymore. You never stop to visit them or drop them a line. You miss them- and sometimes you think that you should reach out. You want to…but then you don’t. “Let them call me,” you say to yourself. And then you go on feeling bad.
Today- right now-this is it- your sign. Yes, I’m talking to you. Call that person today. Make amends. Life is too short. You’ll be happy you did.
Notice them…your feelings. They are your true barometers; they are your measuring sticks and your compass about the direction you’re going in.
If something doesn’t feel right; if it feels “off” somehow then don’t ignore it. Stop and really think about what you’re doing. If it still makes you uncomfortable then maybe it’s time you changed your path…or at least made a slight adjustment
Give your inner self credit for knowing what’s best for you. Trust it. And go with your gut.
Do you keep track? Do you write down your goals? If not, why not?
Just the act of writing then down makes them more concrete. The idea of crossing things you’ve gotten done is very motivating. Get yourself the kind of notebook you like and the kind of writing instrument you like. Make it a pleasurable experience to keep a goal list. Keep it with you and review and update as you see fit.
The act of writing things down helps us immeasurably. Why not give it a try and see if it works for you.
Make this a day to forgive. When you do, you open up your heart to be filled with all kinds of wondrous things to replace the hate that was once inside it. Call or write a person today that you have had differences with in the past. You’ll both feel better for it. make the world a better place one friendship at a time.
Enjoy your Saturday! Do something nice for yourself today. Or, even better, do something nice for somebody else.
Go watch a sunrise (or sunset). Go to a park with the kids. Get outside if you can and just take it all in. It’s relaxing. It’s fun. It will make you smile.
If you want to mop the kitchen floor I can pretty much guarantee the floor will still be there when you get home. It won’;t get up and run away if you don’t get to it first thing. But you may miss that spectacular sunset. You may miss those beautiful flowers. You may miss that “ahah!” moment that the kitchen floor will never give you.