After being through Hurricane Irma I found myself loving and appreciating everything. Before I took so much for granted and my STOP behaviors were active so much (wanting, holding, assuming, and monitoring). Now, I am so thankful for my family and me to be alive and safe! I notice more and see the beauty in all. For now, my STOP behaviors are still. Instead of getting frustrated by all the little lizards zipping around under my feet I greet them with a smile. As I look out my window and see the beautiful lake with homes around it I feel content.
The loss of life and homes etc. is saddening but I feel this experience has given me a new appreciation for life….. my life.
The day after I went to the beach…..