Happy Make A Difference Monday!
I will say, I did have a couple of rough days this week.
I've been under a lot of stress at work, however,
I really paid attention to my surroundings
and kind of looked at things
as if I were watching someone else.
When stress & pressure get to me,
I need to keep my mouth moving.
I kept wanting to find something to munch on.
Now, Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday
I was prepared.
I had healthy food
and made some pretty darn good choices.
But Thursday and Friday...
not so much.
I learned a lot in those two days.
I also started keeping a journal
of how I feel when I have those
'have to keep my mouth moving'
Those moments come when I feel I haven't
done my best,
or didn't pay attention,
or tried to hurry,
because someone wants and answer,
or something done ASAP.
They come when a friend or loved one needs me
and I just can't be a support system at the moment,
because I need to heal myself.
What am I going to do about this type
I'm going to stop,
take a slow, deep breath in,
and repeat over and over
until I start to believe it,
"I AM WORTH IT".
I am worth being respectful to myself.
I am worth having my alone time.
I am worth an organized home.
I am worth not hurting my body
by eating something unhealthy.
I am worth taking time to exercise.
I am worth putting myself first from time to time.
And so are you!
You are worth all things good.
You are worth being good to yourself.
So...for the month of January,
we'll continue to work on ourselves.
We'll put ourselves first,
so we can better be there for those that need us.
I don't know about you,
but I am so tired of feeling like the life has been sucked out of me.
So take time out,
just for you.
And when the ugly tries to creep it's way in,
just repeat this to yourself: