Thursday, October 30, 2008

Just for Today...

As most of you know, things have been wacky in my life. Hormones, money, my old boss is coming back to my work (this is not good)... Life happens, though. I get overwhelmed and I tend to shut down. I am working hard on breaking this pattern. I refuse to call it a bad habit or bad pattern. Its just a pattern that I developed as a coping and self-protective mechanism. I made it through some terrible times using this technique. Today, I am doing my best to try something different. Today my walk in the park gave me this:

Just for today, I will eat clean.

Just for today, I will give my workout 100%.

Just for today, I will breathe deep and give thanks for my life.

Just for today, I will honor my needs- mental, physical & spiritual.

Just for today I will and love deeply and laugh loudly.

Just for today, I will focus on TODAY. I cannot change yesterday and tomorrow has not yet arrived.

Just for today, I will live for.... TODAY.

I plan to reread this daily. I spend too much time in the past and future. I miss things of today. I will be smart about my shopping for foods, etc. But I am not going to dwell on things. I will stay in the present moment as much as I can. And if I find myself thinking of the past or future, I will simply be grateful and come back to now.