On the weekend, I was talking to my wife about my decision to stop letting guilt dictate whether I got work done or not, and she made the following suggestion: Since my work hours change from day to day and I have my own projects I'm working on as well, my problem is that I always feel I should be working. She suggested I work no more than 8 hrs a day, including a lunch break, and relax for the rest of the time. I tried it yesterday, and it was amazingly successful! Instead of being stressed…Continue
Added by DarknessCannotDriveOutDarkness on January 3, 2017 at 9:19am — No Comments
I have a habit of automatically trying to offer solutions when people are feeling bad. I want to take their pain away and yes, feel validated that they are happier because of me. But people don't want someone else coming into their lives and telling them what to do. Yesterday when my wife was talking about her frustrations at work, I restrained myself and simply asked what she thought she needed to do. Instead of having a fight over possible 'solutions' she decided to spend some time alone…Continue
Added by DarknessCannotDriveOutDarkness on January 2, 2017 at 1:10pm — No Comments
Happy New Year,
First, I want to truly wish everyone a good new productive blissful year. I really hope to read more blog post of everyone's journey. I know this year shall be a journey of stepping more and more out of my comfort zone.
Living in a big city with zero friends would seem quite lonely but I feel like I am gaining a chance to learn more about myself. Pajama day can be multiple days rather than the weekend. So far I am letting this year be the first year ever in my…Continue