Today let’s talk about keeping it simple.
Has it ever seemed like your world is terribly complicated?
That you just go from one crisis to the next? I had learned to seek out and perpetuate crisis from growing up in an alcoholic household, and thrived on the rush of constant upsets in my world. I discovered that much of the crisis was about troubles I generated for myself, or chaos which existed only in my mind. Everything was treated like a crisis, so there were no calm events. I had to learn to simplify my life – instead of the gas gauge on my car always being on empty and worrying about running out of gas, I started filling up my tank well before that point, and didn’t have to worry about it any more. I kept it simple, and things have been a lot more calm in my world.
Has it ever been tough to keep things simple?
Dan L. Hays offers encouragement for adult children of alcoholics.
The podcasts of these episodes can be found at: Minute to Freedom
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