I think we all have days where we just don’t feel like being sociable, being polite, or dealing with people or problems. I don’t know how you deal with that, but most of the time I recognize it, acknowledge it, and go with it. Frankly, I don’t have the patience anymore to try to hide it or pretend it’s not happening. Sometimes I’m just plain crabby and I own it.
We all have our reasons to get cranky or out of sorts, but I think how we deal with it varies. I know some people are embarrassed that they get crabby and try to ignore it. Other people revel in it and feel like it’s their due to just treat people poorly or take out their temper on unsuspecting people in their path that day. I think it also depends on the reason for it and the length of time that you’re in a funk. Continue reading “How Do You Get Yourself Out Of A Funk?”
On Thanksgiving, we’re all supposed to be nothing short of grateful and appreciative. And I am, but that’s not all that I am. I am also a little sad. There are lots of people in this world today that feel like they have no real reason to be grateful or have mixed emotions this holiday season. We live in a time of transition, confusion, and anxiety. People, depending on their circumstances, feel anything from happiness and joy to heightened stress levels to despair or hopelessness. This is all okay! Just because it’s Thanksgiving doesn’t mean you are suddenly in different circumstances or that you can change your life for the day. It’s OKAY to not fit the expectation of the day, but you do have to be the best person that you can be and to treat each other with kindness. Continue reading “Be Thankful and Be Kind”