Quitting and Pausing

Last post was a list of things to quit.  Part of changing to healthier ways of living is quitting old bad habits that no longer fit into our growing life style.  However, not quitting healing is an important journey.  I am thankful that my first counselor understood how much work there is in healing past…

Unproductive Blues

In today’s fast paced World, people treat you like a criminal if you have an unproductive day.  Epitaphs such as lazy, slug, bum, and other cruel name calling come your way.  Here’s the deal, I would love to be productive but my get up and go, got up and went without me.  I remember as…

Day of Rest

Scientist did studies that proved that a day of rest is beneficial to the mind and the body.  Businesses continue to ignore this expecting people to put in long hours.  From the beginning of time, rest was commanded.  Rest on the 7th day and keep it holy.  Our calendars revolve around Sunday. Our body’s seem…

Rest…

PTSD does not allow for much resting.  Hyper-vigilance, insomnia, mind in overdrive are just a few of the emotional/physical states that make it hard to rest.  Making myself wake up early do more, work harder, trying to ‘prove’ I’m good enough is not the mindset of a person that gets rest.  I am learning that…