Positive Thought 19/1/2018

Today’s positive…feel good about the short story I wrote today for our writers group anthology. Still have another month to tinker and polish it to final draft before submission. But happy with today’s effort.

Positive Thought 4/1/2018

Today’s positive…setting up a gallery on Shutterstock. Still working my way around the whole process, but it’s fun learning something new. So far only a few photos, but hoping to see it grow. Anyone else had any experience with Shutterstock?

https://www.shutterstock.com/g/Sal Gallaher?rid=222410629&utm_medium=email&utm_source=ctrbreferral-t-link

Positive Thought 28/12/2018

Today’s positive…Feeling quite proud that I have maintained these daily positive thoughts for all of 2018. The year is almost over and I am wondering if I should continue again in 2019. Intentions were only for a year, but I must admit the project has grown on me, and I love how it has made me focus on the positives in my life.

What are your thoughts?

Positive Thought 19/10/2018

Today’s positive…starting the weekend enjoying a Friday dinner out with a good friend is just the best. I am so lucky to have some really special friends. It’s what makes life sweet and our challenges easier to tackle.

Healthy Living – How to deal with failure

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Most of us want to be healthy and enjoy optimal living. But we are all humans and have to accept that sometimes we fail for whatever reason.

As you know a few weeks back I started blogging about my intention to living as healthy as possible. Well I have failed! I did tell you I would blog about both my successes and my failures. I knew there would be a few.

So where did I fail?

Movement

I totally stopped my morning yoga all of last week. My weekend trip to Katoomba followed by the start of our daylight saving just threw out my routine and energy level. That extra half hour of sleep in the morning seemed more important than my yoga routine. But I am back again this week so all is well.

Heathy Eating

Totally out of character I was driving home from work Monday night and a sudden craving for chips came over me. So I popped into a fast food place and ordered not only chips but also a hamburger. I can’t remember when I last did that, but I did enjoy it.

How to deal with failures

I have decided I am not going to heat myself up about either failures. We will fail in life, but it is how we react and deal with it that matters.

  1. Accepting our shortcoming, which often makes us more endearing, can turn our failures into successes long term.
  2. Accepting and moving on with new and stronger intentions to do better will only help us.
  3. Realising that to fail means at least we have tried and that in itself is a success.
  4. Focusing on the successes we have had in other areas and give ourselves extra pats for these.
  5. Staying positive and not stress about it, as stress is often our biggest health killer

So for me it is onwards and upwards. I am determined to continue my pursuit of a healthier life.

Love to hear how you have dealt with failures in your life. Feel free to comment.