Posts Tagged ‘weary’

If You Worry, You’ll Be Weary

December 24, 2011

Are you such a worrywart that you’re exhausted from all the worrying you do? If so, you’re burning up a whole lot of emotional energy for nothing. In fact, worse than nothing. Worrying saps your life force, ages you, and weakens your immune system. If you are not actively trying to abolish your worry habit, then at some level you value being consumed with worry and fear more than you value being happy and healthy.

Fretting about what could go wrong is a self-fulfilling prophecy that needlessly produces suffering. To make maters worse, worry bumps you out of the present moment, stripping you of your capacity to feel peaceful and loving. Worrying never helps and always hurts; it ruins good times, intensifies (more…)

Long Walks in Stormy Weather

December 6, 2011

Now that I’m living in Encinitas, California, I am two thousand miles away from Minnesota winters. Excuse me while I do the “no more winters” happy dance.. . . Okay, that was rather enjoyable.

Now, having said that, I have to admit that I do miss that invigorating inhalation of brisk, cold air you get when you walk outside in frigid weather. But I’m not willing to endure being frozen for three months just for occasional ten-second pleasures.

There is also something to be said for trudging through deep snow in (more…)