What am I grateful for? Day #10

As hard as this time of year can be from the standpoint of loss, once I get closer to the actual day, I zone out and enjoy some downtime. This year I’m not putting on the big spread and that leaves me with a bit more chill time to relax and just stop going, going. going. It feels good.

That’s my feet in the photo above covered with a blanket. Because this is one lazy picture. No judging. I’m chillaxing.

Some downtime at the end of the year is something for which I am grateful on day #10 of the #thegratitudeproject.

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Anne Moss Rogers

I am an emotionally naked mental health speaker, and author of the Book, Diary of a Broken Mind and co-author with Kim O'Brien PhD, LICSW of Emotionally Naked: A Teacher's Guide to Preventing Suicide and Recognizing Students at Risk. I raised two boys, Richard and Charles, and lost my younger son, Charles to addiction and suicide on June 5, 2015. I help people foster a culture of connection to prevent suicide, reduce substance misuse and find life after loss. My motivational mental health keynotes, training and workshop topics include suicide prevention, addiction, mental illness, anxiety, coping strategies/resilience, and grief. As talented and funny as Charles was, letting other people know they matter was his greatest gift. And now the legacy I try and carry forward in my son's memory. Mental Health Speakers Website. Trained in ASIST and trainer for the evidence-based 4-hour training for everyone called safeTALK.

2 thoughts on “What am I grateful for? Day #10”

  1. Yes! This has also been my view for most of the past two days. Over the past few years I have also greatly scaled down the holiday craziness and it has been a real gift to myself. Still, I’m currently dealing with a bout of Bell’s Palsy, which I was doing my best to ignore as I continued to go, go, go in my usual way, but Tuesday I just said “STOP” and I have spent the past two days resting on the couch and giving my body time to get better. Best. Decision. I may just go for three days in a row!

    1. Oh no with the Bell’s palsy. I have had one side facial paralysis too. Mine was related to brain surgery. I am sorry you are dealing with that. But glad to hear you are taking a break Sandra. We need it.

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