Posts Tagged With: Mikaela Shiffrin

Day 3396: Naming It

I’m naming it, here and now, that I’ve written previous blog posts named “naming it” because naming it is a helpful coping strategy.

Earlier this week, people in therapy named how naming your feelings — including grief, anxiety, fear, sadness, and anger — can help you deal with those feelings. And I recently read an article, which I can’t name right now, that cited scientific proof that naming feelings can help relieve them.

Can you name any examples of naming it in my images for today?

I’m naming that (1) The Daily Bitch Calendar is a great name for my favorite calendar and (2) there are many National Hairball Awareness Days around here.

Here’s what I find on YouTube when I search for “naming it.”

At the end of each post, I name my thanks for all the people who help me blog every day, and your name is on that gratitude list!

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Day 3336: The best thing

The best thing I can report this morning is that I did my presentation about group therapy yesterday and, despite my fears, it went very well.

The best thing for me would be to have faith in my ability to give good presentations about groups, but somehow I always find a way to worry about them. Maybe that’s because communicating effectively about something I love is important to me. And the possibility of failure is scary.

The best thing would be for me to know that I don’t have to be the best thing to be valuable. I hope that other people realize that too, including Mikaela Shiffrin.

What’s the best thing in my blog post today?

The best thing is that I can celebrate what’s unique about me on National Battery Day — I’ve been kept alive by batteries in cardiac pacemakers for almost 60 years!

Joan is the best thing for all of us, no matter what she does or doesn’t do.

Here’s a Stephen Sondheim song that’s been running through my head the last few days — “The Best Thing That Ever Has Happened to Me.”

The best thing would be to see your comment about this post!

The best thing to end this blog post with is my gratitude for YOU.

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