It’s MINDFUL MONDAY, and I have some questions for you. Do you find it difficult to slow down? Are you racing from one task to the next without checking in with yourself? Are you noticing that your lifestyle is having an impact on your health, wellness, and how you interact with others? Do you often feel like you are never doing enough?
It’s December 30, and I am wondering how YOU are feeling today? With 2016 right around the corner, are you giving yourself the opportunity to reflect on this past year? Have you sat down to make a list a list of your resolutions? While many of you might be answering “yes” to these questions, I encourage you to be kind to yourself throughout this process.
On November 1, 2015, I had the privilege of serving as a volunteer at the NYC marathon. I was part of a subgroup within a larger medical team called the “Psyching Team.” We were a group of mental health professionals interested and passionate about keeping marathoners focused and motivated throughout the race.
I am so stupid! I can’t believe I missed that! They are going to find out that I am just not cut out for this job. I am never going to be successful at (fill in the blank). I’m not smart enough, attractive enough, and I need to get into better shape. I don’t know why I even bother to do better, because I am just set in my ways and will never change.