When I'm 80 ...

I've been struggling lately. I feel internally confused, short-tempered and pretty negative in my head. I don't know why. Sometimes I think that looking for outside reasons for feeling yukky is problematic. I mean sometimes it is something 'out there' that we need to change, but sometimes everything 'out there' is just as it should be and the only thing that's a problem is our perspective.

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My husband suggested I tackle these feelings by thinking about how I'll feel when I'm 80 years old and looking back on how I felt about things and how I spent my time. These are some of them ...

I will be proud that I got my degree.

I'll be proud of the time I spent with the kids at school and the work I do as part of the school community.

... to be continued ...