Posts Tagged ‘ rest before you get tired ’

Day 960. A short story on catching some z’s

March 10, 2014
Day 960.  A short story on catching some z’s

365+ Days of Living the Dale Carnegie Principles Day 960.  Saturday, November 9, 2013 I woke up peacefully this morning.  As I pondered the last time I had slept in on a Saturday, I fell asleep again.  I woke up a half hour later and enjoyed the freedom to sleep in, the freedom to do…

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Day 951. Ever feel like you’re melting?

December 31, 2013
365+ Days of Living the Dale Carnegie Principles By The Smiling Daffodil

365+ Days of Living the Dale Carnegie Principles Day 951.  Thursday, October 31, 2013 I was melting.  My foot got stepped on.  The dance steps were stressful. I was shutting down. The moment the dance ended I put my street shoes on and quietly left. I needed to escape without making a scene. During that…

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Day 932. We were so busy I couldn’t remember what we did today….

October 14, 2013
Day 932.  We were so busy I couldn’t remember what we did today….

365+ Days of Living the Dale Carnegie Principles Day 932.  Saturday, October 12, 2013 I sat down to write my blog and asked Roe what to write.  I couldn’t remember what we did today and I felt very tired. Smiling Daffodil:  “what did we do today?” Roe:  “what do you mean?  We did everything!” Smiling…

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Day 911. The negative effects of not resting…

October 6, 2013
Day 911.  The negative effects of not resting…

365+ Days of Living the Dale Carnegie Principles Day 911.  Saturday, September 21, 2013 I was melting.  I was ready to go home almost as soon as we arrived. Unfortunately, it was also clear to everyone something wasn’t right with me. The event ended and on our drive home I was aching for silence—except Roe…

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Day 905. Rest.

October 6, 2013
Day 905.  Rest.

365+ Days of Living the Dale Carnegie Principles Day 905.  Sunday, September 15, 2013 I had three things I wanted to get done today.  But as I was sitting in church and noticed how tired I felt. When I returned home I decided the three tasks could wait another day.  Instead I went to bed!…

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Day 884. How to avoid feeling like a zombie.

September 18, 2013
Day 884.  How to avoid feeling like a zombie.

365+ Days of Living the Dale Carnegie Principles Day 884.  Sunday, August 25, 2013 We arrived this morning and hit the ground running.  My night time sleep consisted of 4 ½ hours on the plane.  Not a full night’s rest. We toured Madrid—I was doing well until I’d sit down.  We sat down at the…

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Day 852. Music was blaring… and I was sound asleep…

July 26, 2013
Day 852.  Music was blaring… and I was sound asleep…

365+ Days of Living the Dale Carnegie Principles Day 852.  Wednesday, July 24, 2013 I sat down on the sofa.  I had a few hours before I had to go to the gym.  My laptop was on my lap— music was blaring. An hour and a half later I woke up.  The laptop was still…

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Day 819. I was so tired I fell asleep… on the floor.

July 8, 2013
Day 819.  I was so tired I fell asleep… on the floor.

365+ Days of Living the Dale Carnegie Principles Day 819.  Friday, June 21, 2013 We went to dinner after the dance party.  I felt my color come back as I ate. I figured I’d be energized to go to the gym afterwards. I returned home from the restaurant around midnight.  Technically I could go to…

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Day 809. Exhausted? Take this approach…

June 26, 2013
Day 809.  Exhausted?  Take this approach…

365+ Days of Living the Dale Carnegie Principles Day 809.  Tuesday, June 11, 2013:  Story 1 Driving home I felt exhausted.  I still had to eat dinner then go to the studio for dance class. I made it home and was ready to eat anything in sight— whether edible or not.  I figured once I…

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Day 799. The effects of not getting enough sleep

June 9, 2013
Day 799.  The effects of not getting enough sleep

365+ Days of Living the Dale Carnegie Principles Day 799. Saturday, June 1, 2013 Todd:  “You only got a few hours of sleep.  You should try to take a nap today.” Smiling Daffodil:  “That’s not fun!” I went to dance class, did some shopping and some house cleaning… but never allocated time for a nap.…

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