We’ve said no to stress and yes to peace. Sometimes easier said than done, right? Before I start cutting, slashing, I need to examine what’s really going on. Yes, the E word. Evaluate. What’s working for me? What’s not? What’s causing stress? No, my kids are not the problem. They are my priority.
I need to examine my habits. It’s not the occasional change that really puts me in a bind; it’s my bad habits. For example, every day around 4:30 my pulse began to quicken. “What in the world are we going to have for dinner tonight? More chicken?! Ugh. How about spaghetti? No tomato sauce. Curry? No coconut milk. Now what?” Ahhh…the dinnertime dreads. [Read more...]