Living Your Best Life

Are You Focusing Your Energy in the Right Place?

Have you ever tried making a change in your life?

Yes?

So have I. Sometimes the changes are thrust upon me by the unexpected twists and turns of life, but sometimes I am just not satisfied with the direction my life is taking and I become the fuel in my own fire.

I am focusing my energy on building new habits: one little habit at a time.

Last week I adopted the attitude that I wanted my kitchen clean, no matter what, before I climbed into bed. There are days where that has been more difficult than others, especially when we use more dishes than will fit in the dishwasher or I forget to start the dishwasher before I climb into bed or I have a headache or we have been extremely busy away from the house all day.

I used to, on days like that, leave everything for the next morning, but when I woke up, I hated looking at the mess and the day started off with regret.

Regret is a hard pill to swallow.

I relapsed just once last week. I told myself that the relapse was justified because I was exhausted and fighting against that exhaustion took too much energy. When I got up the next morning, I looked at the mess as I took the dogs out. I felt defeated and it was only 7:00 am.

I’m focusing my energy on building this new habit for one more week. Then, I can look for another positive habit to adopt.

What will it be? I’m not sure.

What habit can you focus on to improve your daily attitude and improve your life?

Take a moment to share in the comments what you can build this week.


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So for now, may your coffee be just as you like it, may your treats be sweet, and may life treat you well over the next couple of weeks.

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