When I am feeling down

I would like to start my blog with my late husband’s favorite quote:

Grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change,

The courage to change the things I can

And the wisdom to know the difference.

When I am having a down day, I start off by having a glass of soda water.  Then I treat myself to some chocolate and go for a brisk walk. I :call a friend who makes me laugh. I might call another who makes me feel good about myself.

I listen to my favorite music. I spend ten minutes browsing through snapshots of people I love. check out facebook, send emails to friends and family and I know that when I clean up the clutter in my apartment it helps me feel useful, especially if I get rid of things I will never use nor wear. I wear clothes that I feel good in and I offer to babysit my adorable grandchildren.

And then I feel ready to face the day and find all the positive things in my life. And there are many.


2 thoughts on “When I am feeling down

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