Staying the Course

This past week I’ve heard from a number of friends who wondered about my “stay sane routine.” With the first 100 days of this new presidency fast approaching – a milestone we’ve been hearing about since January 20th – it seemed like a good time to take stock.

In thinking about it I realized that I do have a daily and weekly routine – a practice of sorts – to stay the course in my resistance and keep my spirits up.  Here’s the basic routine (minus many of the daily/weekly maintenance activities like doing laundry, grocery shopping, paying bills and sleeping.)

Daily:

  • I get a text from Daily Action – sometimes I do what they suggest, sometimes I don’t.
  • I check the blog One Thing You Can Do.
  • Exercise and/or spend time outside – especially now – the garden calls me and you can smell the earth coming to life. Soon there will be veggies and lots of flowers.
  • Work – (if you want to know what this is, contact me)
  • Cook/eat delicious and beautiful food. Best Bistro in town is in our kitchen.
  • Talk to people I love.
  • There’s a sign in my office that says Do Something Creative Every Day and I try hard to follow that advice. Plus, it’s fun.
  • Do something for someone else.

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