Sometimes, the first photo I take affects how I see things for the rest of the day, as well as the contents of my next blog.
Here’s the first photo I took yesterday:
It’s a relief to share that I can see myself as a kind of pest reliever — relieving what pesters my patients and also myself. Those pests include:
- traumatic memories, and
- harsh judgments (like the inner critic).
Pest relievers can include:
- welcoming all feelings,
- care for others,
- being in the moment,
- nature, and
Let’s see if there are any pest relievers in my other photos from yesterday (presented as taken chronologically, so I don’t pester myself about any “right or wrong” order):
Michael’s cooking is definitely a pest reliever. I sometimes pester Michael for his cooking secrets to share here: there’s no pesto on that salmon, but rather a delicious lime, mint, and fresh peach sauce.
Now I’m going to be a pest and ask for comments, below.
As always, a great pest reliever is gratitude, so thanks to all who helped me create this pest-reliever post and thanks to you — of course! — for visiting.