As it relates to the audit of the relationship you have with yourself: you’re gonna have to wash away some of your dirty habits. Do a review of who are, what you do as well as the things and situations you engage in.
It takes a while to include a new habit into your regimen. Cheating by reverting to the old and comfortable is not a bad thing. It means that you are human.
We all have toxic people in our lives. We know them and we sometimes acknowledge their toxicity. However, when we do nothing about it, these people have free will to wreak havoc. Why not identify them and remove them? Get rid of the toxicity in your life!
The unqualified will speak false ‘truths’ over your life. It is up to you to develop great discernment and weed them out.
We should totally listen to kids when they say they have to go (pee) and stop the foolishness about making them hold it. Holding it is torture.
We’ve seemed to fall into the trap of the acceptance of an abrupt end. There’s no opportunity to gather ourselves or the crumbs from the bread of the previous year to make something else in the new year.
Present your best self
This version of yourself could only be 10% on a given day if that’s all can do – that’s okay.
Give the best of that 10%. However, work towards improving on it to get to 100%.
99% of the time, our fears are irrational and there is a way out. We just need to step away from the dark clouds.
Separate the facts from the imaginary ‘what ifs’ we conjure by the second that cause us to sink in a deep dark hole.
Seeing our parents as flawed is often a challenging concept to grasp.
You have to be patient, especially in a situation where you have no control.
How you may or may not adhere to the rules of an 8:00 pm to 5:00 am (the following day) nation-wide curfew, is an indication of how you’d operate for the proverbial curfews in your life or in the lives of those whose lives you impact.
Self-preservation is necessary when working from home. It should be mandatory and set high on everyone’s priority list.
You have the power over how you complete your tasks for work. Are you seriously gonna allow a lawnmower and a weedwhacker to negatively impact your work?
I doubt it.
You know you have these tasks to complete and so you will find a way to get it done despite the noise around you.
Learn to bend and not break. Learn to pivot when your situation takes a sudden turn.
Learn to pivot. Find another fruit if the one you bit into has worms in it.
You can also stick it out, remove the worm and keep it moving.
You can also bite around the worm while consciously trying not to bite into it.
Or, you may enjoy the fruit despite the fact that a worm is there.
Are you flexible enough to pivot?
Symbolic of life, hair bolts from our head[s]. Like the earth, it can be harvested, but it will rise again. We can change its colour and texture when the mood strikes us, but in time it will return to its original form, just as Nature will in time turn our precisely laid-out cities into a weed-way.
– Diane Ackerman, A Natural History of the Senses
Liken your crayons and colouring books to the act of adding light or colour back into your life. The paper is the canvas and it can represent you. Each colour stroke on paper is the ray of light that you need or want in life.
Sometimes we lose ‘power’ in our lives as an indication that we need to pause or slow down.
Sometimes we need to tether ourselves to others in order to be functional. Replace all the inanimate objects and replay the scenario with people who sometimes lose their way and need some help by way of other people. Other people help those in need by just facilitating a tethering process.
In some weird way, holding your pee is like holding toxic energy inside. It’s like hating on others without purposely seeking some kind of resolve. It’s like getting upset and staying upset and not unpacking and expressing your feelings.