Monday, April 23, 2007

All Ears

Today I felt like a hamster cranked up on steroids and Mountain Dew. The faster I went the less I got done and at the end of the day I had very little to show.
I forgot my mantra....Just Breathe. When I remember to breathe I seem to have the ability to slow things down a tick....give my brain an opportunity to process data without it turning into jumbled mess of information that is as useless as match in Hades.
But tonight I went to a Yoga class taught by my lovely wife and when we hit the relaxation portion of the class, I was out like a light. I'm betting I was snoring -- I know I drooled on my Yoga mat. Had she not nudged me with her toe I might still be there on the floor of the senior citizens' center sleeping.
Tonight I printed an index cards and put it in my day planner with the word BREATHE in big bold letters. I plan to tape it on my monitor but I've been thinking about getting the word tattooed on my wrist -- the hand that always reaches for the cell phone.
OK, I know that's a little excessive so if you have a better way to relax at work that does not involve narcotics or alcohol, I'm all ears.

1 comment:

  1. "Just Breathe" is the best cure. I can slow down my heart beat by imagining a blank sheet of white paper and slowly breathing. Works good in the doctor's office just before they take my blood pressure. So just breathe and think about white paper. If something begins to appear on the paper, get out your mental eraser and make it disappear.


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