menu
menu
JoannaPoppink It's Time for Universities to Stop Being "Neutral" About the Climate Crisis https://t.co/fCnZsNY9En
3mreplyretweetfavorite
JoannaPoppink Latest Sustainable World online now. https://t.co/UQgtAXMxXI Thanks to @molecologist @NRDCnews #climate #elemed
3mreplyretweetfavorite
JoannaPoppink The hotter the planet grows, the less children are learning https://t.co/9fe4vsSnT1 by @newshour
12hreplyretweetfavorite
JoannaPoppink Latest Sustainable World online now. https://t.co/mMILHcmvzk #climatecrisis #actonclimate
12hreplyretweetfavorite
JoannaPoppink Wow. I got too little sleep last night and took it easy at home today. Now find this. Sleep deprivation needs to… https://t.co/W0l5MxOWJm
16hreplyretweetfavorite

Breaking Patterns for Recovery

EmailShare

I'm back, and I've been breaking patterns in my life.  The past year I've spent in writing my eating disorder self help recovery book.

Writing the book taught me more about the healing and recovery journey.  One aspect that continually came up for me is the importance of breaking patterns.

Breaking your patterns frees up in you what couldn't get out because of your locked in way of living.  Fresh perspectives can give you new ideas, inspirations, motivations, courage and determination.  If you always stand in one place on the mountain you will get a great view, but you might never know what is beyond your periphery.  If you step even a little to the side of your usual position you might see a field or even an ocean you didn't know was there.

So experiment with breaking patterns in small everyday ways.  Brush your teeth with your other hand.  If you don't eat off dishes, use dishes for your eating.  If you do use dishes, use "the good dishes" for yourself.

One pattern I break regularly (so I guess it becomes a pattern itself) is to change my mouse from left to right every few months.  It wakes up my brain and helps prevent carpal tunnel syndrome. Another is to journal before breakfast instead of after.

Weather influences my pattern breaking.  As the heat of the summer approaches, I walk my dog in the morning rather than the afternoon. I see different people, different activities and certainly a different light on the gardens.

Benefits? Some immediate and some slowly evolving.  What are the benefits you experience when you are more alert, vibrant and interested in your surroundings?  Write and let us know.

 

 

 

You have no rights to post comments

Who's Online

We have 63 guests and no members online





JoannaPoppink It's Time for Universities to Stop Being "Neutral" About the Climate Crisis https://t.co/fCnZsNY9En
3mreplyretweetfavorite
JoannaPoppink Latest Sustainable World online now. https://t.co/UQgtAXMxXI Thanks to @molecologist @NRDCnews #climate #elemed
3mreplyretweetfavorite
JoannaPoppink The hotter the planet grows, the less children are learning https://t.co/9fe4vsSnT1 by @newshour
12hreplyretweetfavorite
JoannaPoppink Latest Sustainable World online now. https://t.co/mMILHcmvzk #climatecrisis #actonclimate
12hreplyretweetfavorite
JoannaPoppink Wow. I got too little sleep last night and took it easy at home today. Now find this. Sleep deprivation needs to… https://t.co/W0l5MxOWJm
16hreplyretweetfavorite

Copyright © 2019