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Wednesday Words of Wisdom

"Stop while you're ahead." -Anonymous I should have left work early, begun my walk/run earlier and been in bed before midnight.  If I had done those things, perhaps I would not be in Chaton's World. Things in my world tend to be chaotic. So, being exhausted while typing on my computer is par for the course. Perhaps if I stop work earlier, I might go to bed earlier. Oh well, like Scarlett O'Hara said, I'll deal with that tomorrow... T omorrow is another day ! Related articles Tomorrow is another day (

The Secret to Happiness: Relax!

I have a history of being a little high strung.  Throughout my life my brother and sister have often called me "out of control". I tried to look perfect and act perfect. It was a lot of pressure. Also, I was the sister who was always yelling and trying to keep everyone in line. I am the oldest, but the smallest. I may have a classic Napoleon complex ... Then, I got pregnant . It made me slow down and calm down. I realized that all of the things that I was obsessing about weren't worth it. I also realized that being so tightly wound didn't help. It didn't make me more efficient. It didn't make me more effective. And it didn't make me more likable. Quite the opposite. It also wasn't quite a lot of fun. Motherhood Has Helped Me  Relax I can't say that I am completely Zen now. However, I can say that the process of pregnancy, motherhood, and growing up taught me to relax. Ironically, being more relaxed has made me more efficient and effecti