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Ever know better than to go down a particular road but head off in its direction, anyway? Yeah, me too.
I’ve always known that a very large part of mental fitness involves not getting stuck in a RoUTine. (A “rut” is just waiting inside of a routine.) Mixing things up and changing them around keeps your brain cells on active duty rather than stand by. But every now and again, I fall into the trap of getting all comfy cozy in some area of my life – and then WHUMP, I get a wake up call.
My hosting provider recently switched one of their e-mail providers. They had always offered 3 e-mail providers – 2 of which I’d never taken the time to familiarize myself with. Well, guess which 1 they replaced – the one I always used, of course!
If I had ever mixed things up and gotten to know the other two, I’d be sitting better right now. But as it is, on top of a crazy-busy online publishing business (thank God it’s crazy-busy, thank God its crazy-busy, thank God it’s crazy-busy, thank God its crazy-busy….) and on top of everything else – I have to get all familiar with something new.
I just had to get all comfy cozy. Bad me.
Mix each moment up THEN make them count double!