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exercise is my medicine. I run, swim, and lift weights anything to keep my body in top form. I am an RN, a mother, a wife, a sister, a daughter and a friend. I am grateful for my life and each new day. My PRs Los Angeles Marathon (March 22, 2010) - 6:00:03 San Diego Rock and Roll Half Marathon (June 6, 2010) - 2:47:53 Redondo Beach Superbowl 10K (Feb 2010) - 1:03 Redondo Beach Superbowl 5K (Feb 2009) - 27:31

Tuesday, October 12, 2010

10 things

Ten things to say yes to:
Green vegetables.
People who make you laugh.
A goal or dream that won't go away.
Being in nature and getting fresh air.
Sitting in sunlight.
Spontaneous hugs.
An invitation that feels exciting and scary at the same time.
More rest than you think you need.
Moving your body.
An open door that feels like an act of grace.

Ten things to say no to:
Rushing.
Conversations with people who constantly drain your energy.
Negative thoughts.
The inner critic who tells you to play it safe.
Pushing yourself to do more when you feel tired.
Unhealthy guilt or shame.
A request that immediately causes you stress.
Second helpings when you feel full.
More work when you already have a full plate.
Living life from the neck up.

Ten things that contribute to a great life:
Running!
An ability to laugh at yourself and others.
A home that nurtures your soul.
A loving partner to share the details of daily life with.
The good sense to back out of arguments that never go anywhere.
Beauty.
Good friends who mirror the truth with love.
The ability to say "I'm sorry."
Becoming adept at feeling your feelings and trusting them.
A daily ritual of gratitude.

1 comment:

JW said...

I am so glad I stopped by here this morning, what a beautiful way to start Wednesday! Thanks, Sheridan. :)