AUTHOR: Marty, a.k.a. canape
TITLE: At least I don't live in the past
DATE: 8/23/2007 01:09:00 PM
My therapist told me that I should live in the now.
The now is fine with me. I like the now. Right now, it is good.
But I have this habit of skipping out of the now and jumping ahead into the future. It's far easier to worry about the future than it is the now. I can plan ahead, chart out different scenarios, think about all of the beautiful "what if's" and the trail of events that might follow each one. Never mind that I work myself up into a panic doing this.
Then I try to get Guy to play along with me. He will satiate me through a couple of what if's and then remind me that I'm wasting my brain power and emotional energy on planning the unplanable.
I think there is a subtle difference between controlling and planning that I need to learn from him. And I think I've used the wrong word for what it is that I try to do.
Labels: General Bitching, Guy and Me, My Life, Random Thoughts
DATE:Thursday, August 23, 2007 at 9:39:00 PM EDT
please teach me if you figure out how.
DATE:Thursday, August 23, 2007 at 10:58:00 PM EDT
Ugh. This one hits home.
DATE:Saturday, August 25, 2007 at 7:01:00 AM EDT
Everyone needs to live in the now. Everyone says it's the key to peace and happiness. But damn if it ain't hard to do! I struggle with it too.
Any why are guys so much better at it than we are?