Today, I sit in my home for the third week, anxiously awaiting the day that the stay-at-home order (due to COVID-19) is lifted. As it is, there is at least the rest of this month left of being at home, people working remotely, children learning through online classes, and only “essential” businesses and activities being permitted. While we all sit and wait, people are beginning to deal with regular panic attacks and depression. So what can we do to help stifle the negative energy that is surrounding us during these trying times?
Most adults these days have a problem with gratitude… With such a fast-paced society, we forget to take a moment to stop and think about what all is going right. We’re too worried about bills, work, responsibilities, and health to reflect on all of the positive.
A little over a year ago, I was ghosted by a potential client after spending weeks giving various quotes, sending samples, and discussing deadlines. She was even consistent in quickly responding with needed information for me. It was maddening because I wasted valuable time…
I despise traffic with a fiery passion. Living in the Dallas area, though, I have to deal with it on a regular basis. Every time I go out of town, particular somewhere that doesn’t have such gruesome driving conditions, my first words when I get back are usually, “I missed home but I didn’t miss Dallas traffic.”