Loretta LaRoche, author of “Ten Simple Truths That Lead to an Amazing Life: Life is Short – Wear Your Party Pants” writes about spending too much time using our hopes for the future as a way to take us away from the realities of the present. She suggests a simple exercise to do when you wake up every day: shout “I’m back!” as soon as you wake up.
I gave it a try yesterday on awakening and it made me start the day with a giggle. (And it also reminded me to be grateful for the fact I was alive and back to live another day.)
Try it – and let me know what you think.