Day 281, When Is The Time for Healing?

Day 281, When Is The Time for Healing?   Monday Morning   Preparing For My Day   5-10 things i am grateful for: my readers my knowledge my time to write my knowledge of cognitive distortions, with which I can break the grip of depression and donothingism and transform my life   mood and energy: Read More …

Day 278, Can I Beat Donothingism by Rooting Out Cognitive Distortions?

Day 278, Can I Beat Donothingism by Rooting Out Cognitive Distortions?   Before I dive into cognitive distortions, here is an announcement about my success with blood pressure.   My blood pressure readings in Cronometer since April 17, 2019 have been normal, even without medication.  I attribute that to my fairly recent practice of mixing Read More …

Day 276, How Can I Root Out Should Statements?

Day 276, How Can I Root Out Should Statements?   “As you think about your own thought patterns in order to lessen the shoulds, oughts, and musts, beware as well of comments from others (sometimes referred to toxic people) such as “you need to,” “you should,” “you have to…” that can be defeating your peace Read More …

Day 270, Thoughts->Beliefs->Feelings

Day 270, Thoughts->Beliefs->Feelings        The moment you have a certain thought and believe it, you will experience an immediate emotional response.  Your thought actually creates the emotion.   David Burns, M.D.   Saturday Morning   I have seen cognitive therapists.  I have read most of David Burns’ Feeling Good twice.  Cognitive therapy works, Read More …

Day 267, Thoughts Create Our Environment

Day 267, Thoughts Create Our Environment   “We are not only what we eat but also our own thoughts. We are what we think we are, and what happens to us has a lot to do with what we think will happen to us.” ~Alfredo Zotti   Tuesday Morning   Preparing For My Day   Read More …

Day 265, Meaning in Routine

Day 265, Meaning in Routine   “You’ll never change your life until you change something you do daily. The secret of your success is found in your daily routine.” John C. Maxwell   Monday Morning   Preparing For My Day   5-10 things i am grateful for: Insight Timer JV Life Tracker T2 Mood Tracker Read More …

Day 264, Steadfast Contentment

Day 264, Steadfast Contentment   Don’t torture yourself trying to make someone see something they cannot see, or believe something they do not believe.  Just stay true to your vision for yourself, and for who you want to be in this life.   ~Bryant McGill   Friday Afternoon   Preparing For My Day   5-10 Read More …

Day 258, Refocusing on Morning Rituals

Day 258, Refocusing on Morning Rituals   Over the week, I asked some of the world’s foremost minds and hearts about their own personal energy, how they experience energy, and what they do to cultivate great energy (if they have it).  By far the most common denominators of outstanding energy were: great rituals purpose for Read More …

Day 255, Beliefs for a Popular Blog

Day 255, Beliefs for a Popular Blog   Wednesday Evening   My sister passed away last night.  I have been thinking about her.  My mother plans to get her ashes through the mail and put them in the family plot in Utah.  I have not yet heard the reaction of my brothers and sisters.   Read More …