Optimizing Yourself – Week 47 – Nov 11 – 17, 2013 Take Some Time “To Be”


Take time “To Be”

When the weather turns cold and dark, I miss the light and warmth and sunshine, and my energy and immunities dip, and the way to make myself feel better is to take some time to be.

Last week I was busy dealing with cars – selling one, buying another one, and having another one overhauled, as well as dog sitting and having an electrician working in the house, so it’s time to relax this week.

I am not even going to feel lazy for taking it easy. I am not going to feel guilty for sitting on the couch wrapped in a blanket staring out the window, when I could be doing some vacuuming.

I feel that if I work harder, stay up later, and get up earlier, I will get it all done, but I don’t get it all done, and find that taking some time to simply “be” is the cure. This week I am going to take some time “to be”, and I will let you know how it goes next week.

Bettering Yourself – Week 20 – May 13 – 19, 2013 – Don’t Take Life so Seriously


For this week’s bettering yourself exercise, I am going to not take life so seriously.  This doesn’t mean I am not going to care about what happens, but I am going to slow down and relax and enjoy life more, and have some frivolous fun.  I know there is no point about getting stressed or worried about things I can’t change.

I know that change is the one thing that is certain in life, but the key for me is to not feel anxious or fearful when things change or unexpected circumstances arise, and to accept what is, and see the bright side of life.  I will let you know what happens next week.