Do you ever have those days when you know you need to stay the course but what you really want to do is scream and pull your hair out or throw a temper tantrum that would put any two-year old to shame? I think we all have those days…..
My question to myself is, “how do I motivate myself to stay the course?” Usually this involves a chorus of self-inflicted, “snap out of its” and a concentrated effort to remind myself of all of the individuals in this world who have it much harder than I do. Sometimes this works to motivate me, and sometimes it seems to have some sort of bad negative reciprocal effect that then causes the original frustration and depression to multiply…. thankfully those days do not occur too often.
As I continue to question the path I am on and the direction I am taking, I start to wonder if my course is a non-course. Perhaps, for me, staying the course actually means taking a leap to forge a new path. Scary, yet simultaneously exhilarating.
Today, 145 days ’til 40, I remind myself that staying the course in my life may actually mean doing some off-roading.