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Today Is A New Day and There May not Be a Next Day

We have all heard the saying, "live today as it was your last day". This is true in life as we really don't know what will happen tomorrow, or if we will live that long. I was hit in my car by a big pickup and shattered my life for just a few seconds, what happens when you are in shock of what just happened. The one thing about accidents is when they shock you, a thought in the back of my head is ok, am I alright? Am I dead? then all of a sudden you wake up, this takes only a few milliseconds after an accident. Then you realize that you are alive and now what is my next action to be. Reality comes into play and you think of what could have happened. Like when you use to drink too much, at times you might have done this with intentions of not waking up the next morning. Then when you inflict this type of drug or pain on your body you wake up hurting and feeling worse than ever. I am pretty sure we have all tried to make ourselves miserable but not on purpose usually. If I…

One Way to Start You Day Sober

The alarm bell goes off. You slowly open your eyes. A new day lies before you. A day of unexplored potential and opportunities. Not only out there in the world, but inside of yourself too. So how can you get your day and more importantly yourself off to great and self-esteem boosting start today? Well, one good way to get off to a good start is to have a note, a reminder on your bedside table that will be one of the first things you see after you have woken up. A simple suggestion for what to write down on your note to boost your own self-esteem consistently each morning is... Set a low bar for self-appreciation. Write down: "Today I will set a low bar for self-appreciation". Read it and try to keep it in mind during the day. Do not only appreciate yourself today when you do something perfectly or when you do something really important. Instead, appreciate the little things too. How you did the dishes today. How you replied to a whole bunch of emails. How you are kind and he…