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My Plate’s Too Full: Avoiding Emotional Triggers

Yikes! I took a look at all I had to do this week and screamed. I’m retired. I’m suppose to have all this free time to run, jump and play. To sit on my porch, get mentally lost watching the ripples in my pond and write an exciting chapter for my next mystery/romance novel.ID-100236677

But there I was. With a full plate of “have-to’s.” No time to write.  What I really wanted to do was crawl back into bed and pull the covers over my head. What is wrong with this picture?

I’m sure many of you connect to what I’m saying. Okay – maybe not the retirement part. We all are very busy with full plates of obligations; things we have to do for work, family, friends, or our community. What’s a person to do? Continue reading