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Mother of 2, Child of God in Atlanta "They always ask me if I make it am I going to forget about them, but the question is, if I don't make it will they forget about me?" My spin : RealTalk When u are up everyone wants to hang on, but look for the ones that let you lean on when you are down. Remember...don't just look for me when I am up, support me when I'm down. ♥ In prosperity, your friends know you, in adversity, you know your friends. I asked God for strength, I got adversity. I asked God for wisdom, I was made a fool of. I asked for patience, I had a difficult relationship. I looked back, He gave me what I asked for. Adversity showed me I was stronger than I thought; being a fool opened my eyes to discernment making me wise; the difficult relationship showed me that patience is earned not given. Blessings come in many forms, not all of them recognizable.

Monday, June 19, 2017

Monday Musings

Monday's used to bug me.  I used to hate getting up and dragging back into the office.  Then a few things happened. I realized if I changed my outlook I could change my attitude. I began to focus on what I liked about my office.  That made me look forward to going.

Why did I call this Monday Musings?  I have a friend who only has insomnia on work nights. I asked her did she like her job. She emphatically said NO.  Now I'm no psychologist, but I know I had the same issue when I was in a job I detested. I hated the commute, the office politics, and the environment.  I would have trouble sleeping and have to make that hour plus commute on very little sleep. I started to focus on what I liked (and it was hard to find things but I focused on the few bright spots.) It eased my anxiety somewhat until I could get another job.

In all situations now, I now try to think of the bright side.

I am grateful to do what I love for a living.
I am grateful to have a job that allows me to meet my needs and indulge in some of my wants.
I am grateful for co-workers with a great sense of humor.
I am grateful for the "coffee club"
I am grateful for a 10 minute commute.

Developing an attitude of gratitude helps me have a restful sleep on most nights.

Thanks for reading. 📖


bayoucreole said...

This is so true and I have been trying to apply it to all aspects of my life. Sometimes, it's a challenge..a HUGE challenge...but I am making the effort. Hopefully, one day it will be like breathing and become 2nd nature to me to find the beauty in every single person I come across.

Newy said...

Right. It is very challenging because I have always been skeptical of a persons motives. I am trying to see that some people don't want anything but your time.