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Hey Party People!

This week is a re-post from my blog last November. Sometimes I do that, go back and browse old posts for some knowledge nuggets and to see how I've evolved. I hope you enjoy the read once again or for the first time if you are a new reader. :)


Who else out there has been in a slump? Maybe for a few days, maybe for a few weeks, a few months, or has it felt like this entire year? Regardless of the length of your slump you are definitely not alone. We are human and we can’t be at the top of our game all the time. Without the lows we wouldn’t appreciate the highs in the same way. Without challenge we would remain the same, not growing or changing, and who wants to stay the same their entire life?

I’ve been on the struggle bus for 6+ weeks now. It's been a mixture of things. I’ve not only been dumped, but work has been increasingly busy, stressful, and overwhelming, and I once again lost my outlet of running (you’d think I’m 80 with this hip of mine!). And to top it all off, we are in my hardest month of the year, November. I don’t know what it is, but November is and always has been hard for me, and it always feels increasingly hard after Daylight Savings Time (ends? Begins? I don’t know which one it is). The days are already getting shorter and shorter, and then we change our clocks and basically lost the light of our evenings. I’m sure I’m not alone in feeling