Example: I get so mad about cleaning up after everyone all the time. My husband doesn't put anything away once he has used them, and it drives me mad. Or my daughter is in the habit of spitting out every piece of food I give her... These are small things and getting mad every time they happen is useless and unnecessary. When I am old, I don't want to be remembered as the ____-retentive mother who couldn't let the little things go. If what we are remembered for in the end by how we made others feel, I want to be remembered as the kind and soft spoken mother. I want to be remembered as feared, but in a good way. I want to be remembered as connected and in the moment, not always trying to figure out what needs to be taken care of next. I want to be remembered as a good feeling, not as what I acted like this morning.
I ought to try yoga and meditation again. I think that as this juncture in my life, little moments of relaxation are all I am going to get and in order to love life and not just deal with it, a little "Hoo's Fra Ba's" might be good for me and everyone in the house currently "dealing" with me.
For I am no where near perfect, but I do want to be the best version of me.