Daily Advice

Why are you living for the weekend?

This blog was first posted on Saturday, April 14, 2012 but is still true. Plus, I love the picture of my grandson, Rory, who six years later still epitomizes the theme of this blog.

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Saturday Salutations!

I hope you are reading this a little later than usual which leads me to the one think I’d like for you to think about today: Intentionally do something that delights you every day.

It is so easy to develop a “living-for-the-weekend” mindset.  The tragedy of this is that the “living-for-the-weekend” mindset has a twin (almost identical) whose name is “Monday-Friday-till-4:00 p.m.-is-drudgery.”

For most people this is never intentionally clarified in their mind but for all practical purposes this is their expectation.  They enter a week dreading Monday and longing for Friday afternoon.  What a way to live!  They expect the work week or the school week to be tough (expectation met :() and they expect the weekend to be great (usually under-delivers :().

Rory is excited about spending his first Easter with “Papa” – a moment of delight.

That is not how life should be…

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