For a phase, I deleted social media apps from my phone and replaced them with the Catholic lectionary app. Here are a few things I’ve noticed in making the change.
Not all houseguests are created equal. The guests whom I strive to emulate when the tables turn and I’m the one camping out on a friend’s pullout couch share these characteristics.
We have at least some degree of control over how we anticipate events as well as how we remember them.
When we are able to move from grief to gratitude when reflecting on the past, our experience of life will be more positive.
I am gainfully employed in work that is meaningful and engaging, but I still find the question “what’s your dream job?” useful in orienting my short-term priorities and long-term goals. It helps me add zest to my work through tapping into my passions and dreams and it helps me determine how to most meaningfully spend my free time.